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    (Original post by biffyclyro27)
    still not much higher specs required. It's hardley anything to strive for in terms of computing power...
    Not these days no - but in my PC at the time I had to upgrade the graphics card to play it properly - got a 3870, that ran it smoothly but the 7900GS in before that didn't at all.
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    (Original post by logic123)
    in the short term yes, but in the long term consoles are still cheaper.
    Not really. You only need to upgrade certain components on a PC, to get a new console you have to fork out for a completely new array of hardware.

    Coupled with the accessories and liscensing pushing up game prices for console games, PC gaming is cheaper in the long run.
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    (Original post by logic123)
    in the short term yes, but in the long term consoles are still cheaper.
    Not really in the last 4 years all I've done is upgrade my graphics card and CPU totalling about £250 now the PS3 still costs more than that, and at release cost a heck of a lot more, now I'm not looking at upgrading for a good while all in all I've saved alot more by just upgrading certain aspects of the pc add to that the games on a PC are also cheaper than there console counterparts and in the long run it's cheaper.

    Reading your posts in this thread so far you really don't seem to have much of a clue on this.
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    (Original post by logic123)
    in the short term yes, but in the long term consoles are still cheaper.
    as previously explained by other posters, console arnt cheaper purely for gaming, coupled with all the other stuff your pc does, and you really do make quite a saving. (as you need a pc either way)
 
 
 
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