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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #25 on: April 16, 2019, 04:54:22 PM »
- Contains super SSD with "a raw bandwidth higher than any SSD available for PCs"
So that's code for either a Proprietary, or non user replaceable storage solution for the PS5 right? Awesome!

I assume it stands for "Solid State Drive", referring to a very expensive form of harddrive you can buy right now that is incredibly fast. You could put one in your PS4 right now if you wanted & dramatically cut down on your load times. Of course, you're also going to be paying dearly for it, which makes me wonder how goddamn EXPENSIVE the PS5 will be. -_-
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #26 on: April 16, 2019, 05:07:50 PM »
The wording seems to imply that they're using some kind of proprietary variant of an SSD. Not that Sony would ever use proprietary memory on their devices. ;)
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #27 on: April 16, 2019, 05:16:20 PM »
SSDs are fast. They're even faster if you design a game around how fast they are.
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #28 on: April 17, 2019, 11:44:47 AM »
But SSDs are rapidly dropping in cost as well. You can get one for 2TB that has the top of the line specs for less than $200, so I would imagine they are using something like that and HOPEFULLY is drops in cost by the time PS5 releases in a year or so.
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2019, 08:28:55 PM »
Sony saw how successful the PS4 was and they also  witnesses Microsoft  get away with the Xbox ONE X and decided the PS5 will most likely be $499.99 with no cheaper alternative.

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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2019, 07:01:47 PM »
I think, if anything, they'll probably keep an eye on Nintendo.  Sony put out a revision with a 'pro' version of the PS4 together, and Nintendo is rumored to be doing something similar for Switch.  MS put out an 's' model and then put out the 'X' over a full year later.  So getting one model out there and then doing the "cheaper" and "pro" version together seems to be the way to go.
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #31 on: June 11, 2020, 05:00:18 PM »
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #32 on: June 11, 2020, 06:45:06 PM »
Is it really going to be that ridiculously ugly?
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #33 on: June 11, 2020, 07:12:22 PM »
It took me way too long to accept that it isn't just a mock up of some kind.
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #34 on: June 11, 2020, 09:31:33 PM »
I don’t love the design, but I don’t hate it either. The Digital Edition looks better due to being symmetrical. That’s also the one I would get as I’m already all-digital on PS4. I don’t know why Sony loves designs that are more difficult to clean. Look at all those places dust can get into. Boo/hiss.

I’ll see where I am in 2025.

Also, Sony is still fucking with USB Type-A. Boo/hiss again.

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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #35 on: June 11, 2020, 10:11:47 PM »
Eh, we're still kind of in a transition period for USB standards.
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #36 on: June 11, 2020, 11:06:54 PM »
Eh, we're still kind of in a transition period for USB standards.
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #37 on: June 12, 2020, 01:01:56 AM »
Pokepal still uses a Blackberry, he's not the kind of person to ever let outdated tech go.
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Re: I for one welcome the glorious return of overconfident E3 2006 Sony.
« Reply #38 on: June 18, 2020, 09:02:30 PM »
Apparently Naughty Dog is exempt from Sony's recent stand against sexual content in games because there's a full blown sex scene in TLOU2.
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