So whats the best,
PS3 or XBOX?
Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3)
PlayStation 3 would say its a seventh generation video game console, as a successor to PlayStation 2. PS3 console has features/services like, online gaming, along with a high-definition optical disc format and Blu-ray Disc as storage medium. Since its launch in 2006, PS3 has undergone changes, which have made gaming even more easier and interesting.
PS3 models currently currently come in - the 120 GB Slim and the 250 GB Slim, are available. Popular PS3 games include Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Assassin's Creed, Prince Of Persia, Devil May Cry 4 etc.
Microsoft's Xbox 360
Xbox 360 is also a seventh generation video game console, launched by Microsoft, as a successor to its first gaming console - the Xbox. XBOX 360 has features/services like the console features services like Xbox Live, which help facilitates online gaming,plus gives the user an option of downloading games and game demos, as well as, TV shows and movies. Since, its launch in 2005, 39 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold all over the world. At present, this console is available in two configurations - the 'Arcade' and the 'Elite'. Some of the most popular Xbox 360 games are Mass Effect 2, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Assassin's Creed II and Resident Evil 5.
Which is Better: PS3 or Xbox 360?
To decide which is better, Xbox 360 or PS3, you would have to take some of their prominent features into consideration. The Cell engine (microprocessor chip) in PS3 is more capable than Xbox's triple-core Xenon CPU. But the performance of these video game consoles also depends on the (GPU) graphics processing unit to a great extent. Taking that into consideration, Xbox 360, armed with Xenos GPU is far more superior than PS3 armed with RSX GPU.
The primary storage medium in PS3 is the Blu-ray Disc, with a storing capacity of approximately, 54 gigs, while the storage medium in Microsoft Xbox 360 consists of double layer DVDs, with a storing capacity of 9 gigs. In addition to this, both these gaming consoles also, come with a hard disk drive which enables users to store more games on the console. Storage medium becomes an important factor, due to online game purchasing capabilities of both console manufacturers. Also, more memory ensures that the saved game data does not become a hindrance while downloading games.
PS3 vs Xbox 360 Price Comparison
As the performance of both of these gaming consoles does match to a great extent, price can turn out to be a deciding factor, when it comes to PS3 vs Xbox 360. In case of the Xbox, there are various models that have different price tags. Based on your requirement, you can opt for models that have lower hard disk capacity, and are thus, consequently cheaper. The cheapest is the Xbox 360 Arcade version, priced at USD199.99, and does not feature a HDD. It has 512 MB of on-board memory, which can be used to save game data. The Xbox 360 Elite is a higher end model, which has two variants, priced at USD299.99 and USD399.99. The Elite priced at region of £169 - £189 on some sites, features a 120 GB HDD, and a single wireless controller, while the more expensive £299.99 version of Elite has two wireless controllers, in addition to a 250 GB HDD.
I've heard the PS3 graphics are alot better, but the online play is better on XBOX Also, XBOX is alot cheaper than the PS3!
You have to pay for XBOX on-line and you don't with PS
You are a lot more likely to suffer breakages with the Xbox 360, in fact Microsoft are being taken to court for hiding information on just how often they break down.
The forums are not for reposting your hubs. You need to close this thread.
Well said evvy,it sounds like you have a lot to say on the subject but forums are not the place to do it.
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