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Pexterra
04-26-2014, 05:28 PM
Trying to talk my friend into it.

GO

tdnick
04-26-2014, 05:51 PM
Cheaper chitty games on steam
None of your friends will be on
Spend hours upon hours tweaking
Porn in hd
Parts that are outdated within two years
Unoptimized games

That's all the advantages of PC I can think of right now OP. Hope I helped.

Tamorlane
04-26-2014, 05:53 PM
-easily upgraded
-torrent single player games instead of $70 for 5 hours of gameplay (pay if you enjoy to help developers)
-usually a stronger community
-mod support


cons:

-because of different hardware/software unknown problems can arise that happen to different people
-controllers can feel nicer sometimes (although not fps)

MyMiscAccount
04-26-2014, 06:01 PM
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=157943783&p=1155926153
Some pros and no cons.

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=161303843&p=1231701623
Some master race discussions.

Parts that'll last a long time for gaming and work, when it's outdated just lower the settings to poverty console standard.

Tip: $1000 PC
$400 for gaming (this is the actual budget for gaming on a PC)
$200 for work
$200 for the vast softwares
$200 because you can actually do more on it than just game

tdnick
04-26-2014, 06:05 PM
Tip: $1000 PC
$400 for gaming (this is the actual budget for gaming on a PC)
$200 for work
$200 for the vast softwares
$200 because you can actually do more on it than just game

Where do these numbers come from lol? Are you seriously that much of a potato?

AWillis
04-26-2014, 06:14 PM
p0rn0

Krispy1
04-26-2014, 06:41 PM
-More games- can play PC games from last 20 years+ emulators for all the old consoles
-Cheaper games- either from steam or using proxies or grey market sites(I paid 48$ for BF4 and 37$ for titanfall compared to 60 for consoles)
-Free online multiplayer
-Customizable game settings-can run medium and faster fps or max better graphics or balance between whatever you like(or have a high end gpu and max everything at high fps)
-Can use keyboard/mouse or 360 controller or wii motes or playstation controllers or steering wheels or flight joysticks ect
-Oculus
-Can use PC for many other non gaming things- Video and photo editing/music production/coding/
-More flexibility in resolution- if you want to get a 4k monitor or have 3 screens to game on you can do that
-User upgradable hardware- Can't swap a new GPU in a console
-ect ect ect

I can come up with many

.aeterna
04-26-2014, 06:43 PM
Cheaper chitty games on steam
None of your friends will be on
Spend hours upon hours tweaking
Porn in hd
Parts that are outdated within two years
Unoptimized games

That's all the advantages of PC I can think of right now OP. Hope I helped.

legit lold

inafter tdnick







adding: easier to misc on

das it mein

Rawp0wer1O1
04-26-2014, 06:51 PM
cause you get swag like this

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y144/switchride/_DSC0080_zpsa90199c3.jpg


awwww yeah

Rows4lyfe
04-26-2014, 06:53 PM
Mods. Lots and lots of mods.

MiscMathematician
04-26-2014, 06:56 PM
- easy to steal games
- can say "PC master race" in every console thread
- sit in a chair at a desk hunched over keyboard
- use a mouse with a cool name like razer
- can use a small monitor with more pixels instead of a TV
- can spend more money
- easily take screen shots to show of grafix

Vagitarian
04-26-2014, 08:24 PM
*Better Graphics
*Higher resolutions
*Upgrade opportunities
*Mulitasking
*Wide range of communication options
*No monthly payments
*Mods
*More games
*More exclusives
*Better games
*Esports / Competitive gaming
*Component options to suit your needs
*Older games
*Emulators
*Better prices for games
*Steam sales
*Advantages of Mouse and Keyboard
*Controller compatibility
*Quicker patch support
*Better price overall
*Not having to deal with Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo messing with you for whatever reason
*Wide range of aesthetic components
*Acquiring knowledge from building a PC
*Strategy games
* RTSs
*MMOs
*MOBAs
*Multiple monitors allowing for amazing multitasking
*Video and audio editing options
*No easily damaged disks
*Defective component replacement rather than entire machine replacement
*Higher FPS opportunities
*Component addition whenever you feel like it
*Online games
*Player made content
*No upscaled resolutions unless you want it
*Generally more options on games
*Hardware that can have better capabilities in 7 years time, rather than unchanged
*Devs not having to make their games work on outdated hardware
*Being the first to be able to use new utilities
*More mature player base
*Streaming / TwitchTV and viewer/community interaction
*Not being a retarded illogical peasant

Treeling
04-26-2014, 08:45 PM
*Better Graphics
*Higher resolutions
*Upgrade opportunities
*Mulitasking
*Wide range of communication options
*No monthly payments
*Mods
*More games
*More exclusives
*Better games
*Esports / Competitive gaming
*Component options to suit your needs
*Older games
*Emulators
*Better prices for games
*Steam sales
*Advantages of Mouse and Keyboard
*Controller compatibility
*Quicker patch support
*Better price overall
*Not having to deal with Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo messing with you for whatever reason
*Wide range of aesthetic components
*Acquiring knowledge from building a PC
*Strategy games
* RTSs
*MMOs
*MOBAs
*Multiple monitors allowing for amazing multitasking
*Video and audio editing options
*No easily damaged disks
*Defective component replacement rather than entire machine replacement
*Higher FPS opportunities
*Component addition whenever you feel like it
*Online games
*Player made content
*No upscaled resolutions unless you want it
*Generally more options on games
*Hardware that can have better capabilities in 7 years time, rather than unchanged
*Devs not having to make their games work on outdated hardware
*Being the first to be able to use new utilities
*More mature player base
*Streaming / TwitchTV and viewer/community interaction
*Not being a retarded illogical peasant
>better games
thats subjective. I think MGS+TLOU craps on everything PC has to offer in every possible way. Multiplayer and single player wise.

>controller compatability
thats irrelevant yeah consoles can't use k&m but you don't make games that use k&m for consoles.
I have spend far too much time trying to set up my PS3 controller for DMC3+DMC4 on PC(the only games i use a controller for pc on). and no i dont want that piece of crap 360 controller feels weird for me.

>hardware that can have better capabilities in 7 years time
assuming my hd7850 isnt fried or broken for some reason by 2020 i doubt it will be in better condition and be able to do more than it can now. drivers get better but not 30 to 60fps better. assuming my hardware even works for games 7 years from now. I doubt my old comp with 3gb ram and with an hd4850 would even run anything I have on this comp. it wouldnt even load sc2 single player games(at release it would play sc2 on high easy, towards end of wol it had difficulty loading maps on low settings) and it couldnt even play skyrim unless i used the lowest settings(barely running 25-30fps). and that comp should crap on a ps3/360 yet those could run skyrim easy.

>Online games
like diablo3, single player that requires a constant online connection. right?

>mature player base
with all the kids playing LoL, minecraft right? those are the 2 biggest games on PC right now.

>Not being a retarded illogical peasant
please stop.

other than that all of those are pretty much why pc is better than a console but in the end it comes down to what games you want to play and how to play them. if your willing to not experience MGS, TLOU, uncharted, gta5 and other great exclusives on PS3/360 just to get less jaggies and better resolution then i feel sorry for you. also im afraid of buying some games on pc because i dont want to buy a 360 controller and the ps3+motioninjoy might not work for the game(dead space)

occy27
04-26-2014, 09:02 PM
They're not as **** as consoles.

Pexterra
04-26-2014, 09:03 PM
>better games
thats subjective. I think MGS+TLOU craps on everything PC has to offer in every possible way. Multiplayer and single player wise.

>controller compatability
thats irrelevant yeah consoles can't use k&m but you don't make games that use k&m for consoles.
I have spend far too much time trying to set up my PS3 controller for DMC3+DMC4 on PC(the only games i use a controller for pc on). and no i dont want that piece of crap 360 controller feels weird for me.

>hardware that can have better capabilities in 7 years time
assuming my hd7850 isnt fried or broken for some reason by 2020 i doubt it will be in better condition and be able to do more than it can now. drivers get better but not 30 to 60fps better. assuming my hardware even works for games 7 years from now. I doubt my old comp with 3gb ram and with an hd4850 would even run anything I have on this comp. it wouldnt even load sc2 single player games(at release it would play sc2 on high easy, towards end of wol it had difficulty loading maps on low settings) and it couldnt even play skyrim unless i used the lowest settings(barely running 25-30fps). and that comp should crap on a ps3/360 yet those could run skyrim easy.

>Online games
like diablo3, single player that requires a constant online connection. right?

>mature player base
with all the kids playing LoL, minecraft right? those are the 2 biggest games on PC right now.

>Not being a retarded illogical peasant
please stop.

other than that all of those are pretty much why pc is better than a console but in the end it comes down to what games you want to play and how to play them. if your willing to not experience MGS, TLOU, uncharted, gta5 and other great exclusives on PS3/360 just to get less jaggies and better resolution then i feel sorry for you. also im afraid of buying some games on pc because i dont want to buy a 360 controller and the ps3+motioninjoy might not work for the game(dead space)

I will never buy another gta ever again after how they treated their customers after release.

Brb no online play after release
Brb heists are gonna be so cool, 5 years later

dankydank
04-27-2014, 02:00 AM
im guessing op hasnt seen the studies published about how most PC gamers dont even play over half the games they own
really all youll be doing by building a PC gaming machine is actually building a $1000 dollar miscing machine

console exclusives are superior to everything PC has unless you wanna brag about how you can play Farm Truck simulator in 1440p 120 fps while console gamers play GOAT games like Valkyria Chronciles

by the way PC master racers how are those Red Dead Redemption/GTAV ports coming..

buffuntcay
04-27-2014, 02:40 AM
im guessing op hasnt seen the studies published about how most PC gamers dont even play over half the games they own
really all youll be doing by building a PC gaming machine is actually building a $1000 dollar miscing machine

console exclusives are superior to everything PC has unless you wanna brag about how you can play Farm Truck simulator in 1440p 120 fps while console gamers play GOAT games like Valkyria Chronciles

by the way PC master racers how are those Red Dead Redemption/GTAV ports coming..

This is a fair point. I grew up on pc and console gaming and am of adoring both. There will always be an element to pc gaming that will be missing on consoles, highly competitive games such as MOBA's, counter strike, RTS's and MMO's that dominate the online segment of pc gaming, and a library of games that absolutely leaves the consoles for dead. This is why a pc is great for casual gaming. Assuming you use your pc for other purposes, you will have hundreds of games to suit any one of your moods at the click of a finger. However its not like the pc is perfect, there are definitely amazing experiences to be had on console that due to the sheer effort and cost of production will outmatch pretty much anything on pc in terms of overall production quality aka uncharted, red dead redemption. I don't have a ps4 yet but im definitely going to get one as i personally believe the best games will be launched on that platform in the coming years.

Just as long as he doesnt get a xbone.

freeburn
04-27-2014, 03:42 AM
im guessing op hasnt seen the studies published about how most PC gamers dont even play over half the games they own
really all youll be doing by building a PC gaming machine is actually building a $1000 dollar miscing machine

console exclusives are superior to everything PC has unless you wanna brag about how you can play Farm Truck simulator in 1440p 120 fps while console gamers play GOAT games like Valkyria Chronciles

by the way PC master racers how are those Red Dead Redemption/GTAV ports coming..

Lol at thinking people on pc care about games like red dead redemption. You living in the past. How old is that game now? We all had consoles 5 years ago and played those games. Brag about gta v.... Lmao what a money hungry **** cash cow of a game. Another 10 hour campaign then no reason to ever play again. When I see someone use the gta v defense it cracks me up. Grasping for straws so bad.

You are so stupid and naive reading your post hurts my brain.

Midgetkiller
04-27-2014, 04:39 AM
cause you get swag like this

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y144/switchride/_DSC0080_zpsa90199c3.jpg


awwww yeahbrb spending 600-800 bucks to fit two extra screens I don't need on a desk that barely fits it

That's retarded.

Coffeejunky
04-27-2014, 05:14 AM
brb spending 600-800 bucks to fit two extra screens I don't need on a desk that barely fits it

That's retarded.

Jelly detected

jmonty
04-27-2014, 06:47 AM
You can play solitaire on PC.


Console peasants be jelly

Rawp0wer1O1
04-27-2014, 07:04 AM
brb spending 600-800 bucks to fit two extra screens I don't need on a desk that barely fits it

That's retarded.

Actually no it's not. Working on software development projects for school it comes in quite handy and improves my efficiency. I can have examples up and my IDE at the same time

yoCasmu
04-27-2014, 07:11 AM
Last night my boys and I had two setups playing dark souls 2.

Mine was PC, his xbox 360(?) i dont know consoles sorry.

Mine was flawlessly smooth and they envied the FUK out of it. I could barely play on the xbox bc of the FPS compared to my pc.

.aeterna
04-27-2014, 07:36 AM
Actually no it's not. Working on software development projects for school it comes in quite handy and improves my efficiency. I can have examples up and my IDE at the same time

i know wot u really use those 3 screens for


























http://i.imgur.com/kfE1ELP.jpg

Rawp0wer1O1
04-27-2014, 08:18 AM
i know wot u really use those 3 screens for

http://i.imgur.com/kfE1ELP.jpg

looooool









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Goatlord
04-27-2014, 08:40 AM
I never really cared about the PC vs consoles stuff even though I only play PC games now, I grew up with NES and SNES and Ps1 though.

I'm a pretty specific gamer so take my arguments with a grain of salt but I simply find the video game library of both Ps4 and X1 atrocious, not a single game in both consoles combined that I'd want to play. Even PC isn't much better...if it wasn't for The Walking Dead or A Wolf Among Us I'd be left empty games wise and those games are short as **** with every episode beeing 1,5-2hours at max and they're not even released monthly lol. I'm playing Splinter Cell Blacklist because nothing else even remotely interests me and I couldn't give less ****s about the setting and storyline in that game either, but I guess at least it has stealth so it's at least playable. I know some of these games are available on consoles but I'm not gonna buy a console when I can play the same games on PC. There is no single exclusive on either console that makes me go "Holy shiet I need to buy Ps4/X1 to play *enter awesome game*.

I think video game companies need to cut back on production costs and all that jazz and start releasing more quality games. Considering the money they pour into it even the graphics are ****, and the AIs and storylines/gameplay are even worse usually, like some failed wannabe Hollywood storylines that have been regurgitated over and over again with characters nobody cares about.

Basically, if you have little kids and want to buy them Lego or Disney games or have 12-14 year kids son you can buy them COD infamous etc and either console really. but for adults even PC offers little quality, consoles are even much worse in that regard, compare the PS4/X1 library to the PS2/XBox or PS3&XBOX360 games that were released and it's like day and night. But who was RPGs, horror, adventures and any other genre that actually has potential for producing quality?

Also, the hardware is the worst its ever been aswell, PS3 and PS2 were mopping the floor with PCs graphics wise when they were released, meanwhile those new consoles are like PC games at medium-low settings and in X1s case not even 1080p. You'd think with such horrible lineup of games at least they'd do the flash part right, given how much substance they lack but no..."next-gen" consoles are nothing more than a 400-500€ budget PC if even that. That's the price of turning consoles into multimedia-tools, their only advantage (lack of RAM/GPU/CPU usage for other things) is gone and now they're nothing more than poverty PCs at low settings and **** games. Either they should have waited 2-3 more years and release actual "Next-Gen" consoles or bump up the price by 200-300€ and use that price to give better hardware to them that actually is better than anything a PC could do in 2014, but no they did neither so the current gen of consoles is fked. I wouldn't be surprised that once 4k goes mainstream in 2-3 years that the difference between PC and console graphics will be almost the same as the current difference between PC and PS3/XBOX360.

Tl;DR : The current gen consoles have **** games and **** specs > most poverty consoles ever, not even compareable to the past gens that were revolutionising the industry. Even PC games suck nowadays due to lack of quality releases, bunch of indy minigames in 16-bit or poverty AAA games that are all the same so you can't even say any platform is vastly superior to the other. Thank **** Dark Souls 2 is out, maybe that will give me a fix lol, been playing more PS2 games on my emu lately than actual PC games.

Vikingblood666
04-27-2014, 08:50 AM
http://media.moddb.com/cache/images/groups/1/3/2933/thumb_620x2000/1372800900.jpg

dankydank
04-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Lol at thinking people on pc care about games like red dead redemption. You living in the past. How old is that game now? We all had consoles 5 years ago and played those games. Brag about gta v.... Lmao what a money hungry **** cash cow of a game. Another 10 hour campaign then no reason to ever play again. When I see someone use the gta v defense it cracks me up. Grasping for straws so bad.

You are so stupid and naive reading your post hurts my brain.

why u so mad
I can list 100s of console exclusives that **** on anything PC has to offer outside of generic fps xyz or pay to win mmo

PC gamers were crying for Dark Souls also by the way
an innovative console exclusive that current PC masterracers are creaming themselves over
PS offers all the good games in every genre except for the most poverty of genres like fps

after playing an fps game you can understand why PC gamers are so focused on graphics
theyve been the exact same games for over 20 years with slightly different skins and a pace to the game

in every fps you just get a shotgun/carbine/smg/pistol/rifle/rocket launcher/grenade and point a shoot
so yuo have to have good graphics not to be put to sleep

and also LOL at your old argument
brb bragging about buying 5 year old games on steam for discount
wasnt one of the past steam sale people were going crazy over the top sold game FF7
you know the game made 17 years ago

console games are timeless experiences since they have good gameplay and stories
PC offers **** games like Crysis with terrible gameplay and good graphics and in 2 months those games just become terrible games with outdated graphics once the new shiny game comes out

Speww
04-27-2014, 01:33 PM
How have mods not been discussed? And massive open world games like Arma and Day Z that are basically supported by the PC community? Brb fps fans on console choose between call of dooty and battlefield.


PC: CSGO (Goat competitive fps), ARMA 3 & mods (brb wasteland with friends), Day Z, and indie games like Rust

I always lol when I see the no friends stereotype for PC gamers, when in reality most PC games are 100x more team oriented and require teamwork, whereas console players definition of teamwork is all being in the same cod lobby.

Speww
04-27-2014, 01:34 PM
console games are timeless experiences since they have good gameplay and stories
PC offers **** games like Crysis with terrible gameplay and good graphics and in 2 months those games just become terrible games with outdated graphics once the new shiny game comes out

You are retarded. Console games last less than 1 year before everyone has moved onto the next big thing. Look at the popular PC games like LoL, CS:GO, etc, and you will see they have huge communities 3,5,7 years after launch. Name 1 console game people play more than 2 years. Brb cod 3000

Hinterseer
04-27-2014, 01:35 PM
Not being a peasant. And just about anything else, the list would be too long.

FrazettaSilke
04-27-2014, 01:38 PM
PC Master Race checking in. 1440p is such an upgrade to poverty PS4 1080p.

dankydank
04-27-2014, 03:29 PM
You are retarded. Console games last less than 1 year before everyone has moved onto the next big thing. Look at the popular PC games like LoL, CS:GO, etc, and you will see they have huge communities 3,5,7 years after launch. Name 1 console game people play more than 2 years. Brb cod 3000

so the popular PC games are terrible f2p fps games with bad graphics populated by asians and neckbeard teens
but I thought the draw to PC gaming was the graphics..

and console single player games and exclusives still have communities
I can log on and play Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 and find a game any time even though it came out over 3 years ago
a few neckbeards like Freeburn I use to play and body cry about having their PC ports

PC gaming single player games become outdated within a month since all they have going for them are graphics and every day the capabilities of computers grows and newer higher graphic capable made games will get made

jamesbwbevis
04-27-2014, 03:47 PM
pc gamers are elitist ass*holes, to hell with em

cncman
04-27-2014, 03:59 PM
1. games look marginally better
2. mods (usually unstable and fail to stack with other mods)

freeburn
04-27-2014, 04:04 PM
so the popular PC games are terrible f2p fps games with bad graphics populated by asians and neckbeard teens
but I thought the draw to PC gaming was the graphics..

and console single player games and exclusives still have communities
I can log on and play Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 and find a game any time even though it came out over 3 years ago
a few neckbeards like Freeburn I use to play and body cry about having their PC ports


PC gaming single player games become outdated within a month since all they have going for them are graphics and every day the capabilities of computers grows and newer higher graphic capable made games will get made

are you actually a retarded person?

you realize marvel vs capcom has a community because its a game literally only made for online/lan. once you hit 6th lord in UMVC3 you are literally playing the same people every day. i have thousands of matches played in that game. the community is not big at all. even marvel vs capcom 2 still has a community and that game is ancient. fighting games might be literally the only genre of console games that aren't outdated in a year, simply because capcom rules the roost when it comes to fighters and they don't put out new games every year. has nothing to do with the platform its on.

PS, go play street fighter online on pc and you will realize the net code is about a hundred times better and you can actually play the game somewhat how its supposed to be played.

you are talking about single player games having communities and being outdated. what? a single player game is outdated the second you beat it and don't have any more reason to play it, console or pc. theres very few single player games that have active communities. maybe games like skyrim or falllout because they are content rich, but those are also on pc. you going to sit here and tell me games like god of war and uncharted have a community? lmao ok dude