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    Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    Reports suggest the Xbox One Scorpio offers 6TFLOPS, and the PS4K just over 4TFLOPS.
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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    Where do you get the 4TFLOPS figure from for the PS4 neo? I thought it was going to be 5.8TFLOPS (2304 cores, 1266mhz), so if XB1 Scopio is offering a rounded 6 then they're basically identical.

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    Hexus got it from Polygon, who got it from GiantBomb: http://www.giantbomb.com/articles/sources-the-upgraded-playstation-4-is-codenamed-ne/1100-5437/

    That says 2304 cores at 911MHz (plus 8 Jaguar CPU cores @ 2.1GHz).

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    Surely, all numbers are purely speculation at this point?
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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    You mean... generation 4.5...

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    So perhaps PS is the SoC and XB is going down a CPU+GPU route? Intriguing.

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    What's the betting that no matter how much better its going to be someone in upper management is going to find a way to hobble it.

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    It should be just a High End AMD Zen processors with Polaris GPU as console is a highly specialized / optimized device programming access, lightweight console OS with minimum overheads.

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    So perhaps PS is the SoC and XB is going down a CPU+GPU route? Intriguing.
    Would they be able to do the CPU + GPU route and maintain compatibility with all the use of HSA in current games?
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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    So perhaps PS is the SoC and XB is going down a CPU+GPU route? Intriguing.
    Would they be able to do the CPU + GPU route and maintain compatibility with all the use of HSA in current games?
    And will they be able to maintain a competitive price range if indeed they do go CPU+GPU route...

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    This will be a serious gaming system if true. A 4x performance jump would put the Xbox well into 4K gaming territory.

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    Quote Originally Posted by jigger View Post
    This will be a serious gaming system if true. A 4x performance jump would put the Xbox well into 4K gaming territory.
    Not really, to run a 1080p/30fps Xbox One title at 4K/60fps would require a notional x8 fold increase in computational power.

    Double the frame rate at four times the resolution.

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    4x the resolution wouldn't require 4x the performance and 60 FPS is not required. If the new Xbox one is 4x the performance of the old one that allows for consoles to move to 4K.

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    It's basically a new generation with backwards compatibility (like it used to be).

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    This isn't really news is it? One unannounced product may be faster than another unannounced product. Possibly. In theory.

    I've heard that the PS5 may be faster than the successor to the Xbox One......

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    Re: Will Microsoft outgun Sony with its generation 1.5 console?

    Interesting that the PS3/360 generation lasted such a ludicrously long time (holding back gaming in general in the latter years) yet this new gen seems like it'll have the quickest upgrade time in all history

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