Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Feb 2013 18:18 UTC, submitted by twitterfire
Games Late last night, Sony unveiled the PlayStation 4 - sort of. It's got a custom 8-core AMD x86-64 processor, 8GB of GDDR5 RAM, and a custom Radeon-based graphics chip. It's also got additional chips to offload specific tasks like video (de)compression (livestreaming is built-in!), and there's a large focus on streaming games, but most of it is "an ultimate goal" instead of a definitive feature. It won't play PS3 discs (but will eventually stream many PS3 games), and, while there's some weaselwording involved, second hand games are safe. The biggest surprise? The console itself wasn't shown because it's not done yet. No joke. No price, no release date (other than somewhere before the holidays).
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RE[2]: Not impressive
by WereCatf on Sat 23rd Feb 2013 06:56 UTC in reply to "RE: Not impressive"
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The PS4 specs ARE pretty impressive because they have used the PS3 resources incredibely well

Wait, you're saying the PS4 is impressive because the PS3 was impressive?

There is no problem in this world that cannot be overcome by throwing enough money at

Wow, no shit, Sherlock.

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