RE: Game boxes

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From: Tom Whore (
Date: Wed Nov 29 2000 - 13:28:55 PST

On Wed, 29 Nov 2000, Jim Whitehead wrote:

--]It seems to me that custom game machines can be optimized for games in ways
--]that PCs cannot. For example, PC performance is severly limited by slow bus
--]speeds, and one of the reasons the bus speed is so slow is because it takes
--]the development of a new industry standard to increase the bus speed, so all
--]the cards, chipsets, motherboards, etc. work with it. A specialized game
--]machine can up its bus speed with impunity, since it doesn't have to worry
--]about compatibility.

Yea, and thats why the PlaySation was Emued on a PC with better grfx and
performance:)- The N64 is partialy emued, law suits more than tech are
stopiing that though.

Consoles are great little snapshots of ideas, good for a few months then
simply endured until the next one comes out. An appliance of limited use .

A good pc expands, evolves, and explores. I guese if your not able to add
in new grfx cards or upgrabed mobos and cpus then your pretty much fucked
wether its a computer or a console, like mac folks. You get what your
given and you pay for the next one when your told.

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