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keasy

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Reply #25 on: September 19, 2020, 03:06:50 PM
Are looks important? We all use big boxes, with some thinking they can tart up their big boxes with xmas tree lighting. 😉

-edit- that's most of you, lets be honest. 😊

When it's sitting in your living room right underneath whats is the main focus in most people's front room's the TV, yes, yes it is.





I mean, it's not that bad, if you live in a 60's home that had a vision of the future.



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Reply #26 on: September 19, 2020, 07:22:25 PM
But the X-Box X just looks like that...........a box........bland


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Reply #27 on: September 19, 2020, 08:25:22 PM
well signed up so that argos will let me know when they have them in stock for pre-order


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Reply #28 on: September 19, 2020, 09:15:09 PM
well signed up so that argos will let me know when they have them in stock for pre-order

I did the same for Argos and Amazon, but rather pick it up from Argos


keasy

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Reply #29 on: September 20, 2020, 01:44:18 AM
But the X-Box X just looks like that...........a box........bland

It does, it's defo not 'over' designed. And TBH, that 'box' is designed to create as much passive airflow as is possible and I dig the functionality design over the ps5's mile out look.

Why didn't they stick with this...

   ????

Would be equally as noisy but better looking.


Anyway....

This is designed to fuck it behind the back of your telly as if it wasn't there whilst it does its job of being quiet and unobtrusive.









« Last Edit: September 20, 2020, 01:57:42 AM by keasy »


richietog

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Reply #30 on: September 20, 2020, 06:54:52 PM
Those were rumoured versions of the PS5

If it were real, well, they have to make it bland enough to make people want a custom PS5. The white tops are interchangeable with other colours and designs, apparently. So not so bland after all


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Reply #31 on: September 20, 2020, 10:02:16 PM
It still reminds me of a Virgin Homehub.


keasy

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Reply #32 on: September 20, 2020, 10:29:05 PM
It still reminds me of a Virgin Homehub.

Aye, half the internet agrees.

Fugliest console I've ever seen.


keasy

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Reply #33 on: September 26, 2020, 02:08:51 AM
A bit disappointing that the xbsx doesn't have AX wireless. PS5 does.


richietog

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Reply #34 on: October 07, 2020, 11:21:17 PM
Not a fan of soldered on SSD. Yeah, you can still use a NVME m.2, but they could have used any NVME m.2 in place of soldered on SSD

The teardown video


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Reply #35 on: October 08, 2020, 12:13:51 AM
Fuck. I thought those pictures of how big it was were a joke.


keasy

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Reply #36 on: October 08, 2020, 05:21:51 AM
I was highly impressed with the teardown.
The thermal commponent is very impressive, that fucking heatsink! And liquid metal in place of standard thermal compound.

It looks like they've designed it from a performance and maintenance level up to aesthetics being the last element of design.
Kind of looks bombproof.
But it's still fucking ugly!


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Reply #37 on: November 07, 2020, 10:08:04 PM
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-54853085

This is a funny review "Houston, I can confirm I can see the PS5 from here"


richietog

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Reply #38 on: November 12, 2020, 10:33:55 AM
The ps5 is released today in North America and other regions

Watched a teardown last night of the xbox series x, not impressed at all
Big gaping holes at the bottom of the console


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Reply #39 on: November 13, 2020, 12:33:09 AM
The only thing that pisses me off with the PS5, is the soldered on SSD, not good, especially if the NVME M.2 drives don't work and you have to use what only works with the console. Basically meaning, if the internal SSD goes belly up, it's either not going to work completely, or you won't have certain part of it not working

The Xbox series X, has a NVME drive by default. What a shocker Sony


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Reply #40 on: November 19, 2020, 09:36:05 PM
Low stocks around the country, making it impossible for me getting the PS5.

By the way it's going, it will take over a year to get my hands on one


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Reply #41 on: November 28, 2020, 01:38:09 PM
AAnyone managed to get one yet? My son wants one instead of an xbox series x now (he is 14 and has no brains! lol )


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Reply #42 on: November 28, 2020, 04:53:32 PM
Nope. It's impossible to get one, they're all out because of the scalpers