An AMD A8 3850 processor and AMD Radeon HD 7670 graphics card
The Official PlayStation Magazine UK build a PC with the exact same rumoured PS4 or 'Orbis' specs. See how well it does against a 'High end' PC
Perhaps, you remember the rumored PS4 or Orbis details. All indicates Sony wants to power their next gen console with PC parts.
The rumored specs include an AMD A8 3850 processor and AMD Radeon HD 7670 graphics card. Well, the Official PlayStation Magazine UK built a PC with some of these parts, and compared it with a 'high end' PC, which included a Core i7 2700K CPU.
Well, it didn't do too well on benchmarks:
They also tried a couple of games, like Just Cause 2, Bulletstorm and a beefed-up, super-HD texture version of Skyrim:
Even if didn't do too well using the PC versions of these games, seems that PC components in the current crop of Windows-compatible games wont give you much of an idea how a PS4 utilising those components would actually perform:
Also, the final hardware could change:
You can check the full article below, which is pretty interesting and includes a few video comparisons. Well, at least it gives us an idea on what we should expect next-gen!
NEWS SOURCE: http://www.officialplaystationmagaz...e-build-a-ps4-what-can-the-rumoured-specs-do/
Our thanks to 'Gauss' for this neat news item!