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PS4 V PC Graphics Comparison – Part Two in 2020

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PS4 V PC Graphics Comparison - Part Two in 2020

PS4 V PC Graphics Comparison – Part Two in 2020

In our previous PS4 v PC Graphics article, we considered the graphics performance of the Sony PlayStation 4 against a personal computer using systems that were comparable in cost. In this second article, we look at the comparison based on outright performance alone.

Outright Performance – PS4 v PC Graphics

Looking at the debate free of cost restraints, a different picture emerges. The elimination of budgetary factors leaves us free us consider the very latest graphics cards and in this instance, the games console has several reasons why it cannot compete with high-end PC graphics.

The first is the upgradeability of PCs. The graphics card in a high-end PC is removable and upgradeable, allowing the computer user to take advantage of new developments in technology whilst not needing to change the entire unit.

Due to the fixed specification nature of consoles, Sony would need to settle on a specification and stick to it. This is compounded by the long development times of a games console – the chosen graphics hardware is often outdated by the time the console is released for sale.

The likes of AMD and NVIDIA spend well over 1 billion US dollars each year on research and development in graphics. This leads to the continual development of graphics hardware and because of the upgradeable nature of computers consumers can keep pace with these developments. Graphics cards such as the Radeon R9 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 700 series are the high-performance examples of graphics cards on the market. A consumer would expect to pay an amount at least equal to the cost of an entire PS4 for such cards.

Power is another reason why a console doesn’t use the most powerful GPU’s available. Games consoles such as the Xbox One and PlayStation will have a maximum power draw of around 300W, whilst high-end gaming computers can have power supplies reaching 1000W. This sort of power generates a lot of heat and to dissipate this heat requires a large case to house the power supply and manage airflow. To add to this, noisy fans would need to be used and the resulting combination of size, heat, and noise would be unacceptable in the home environment in which the PlayStation 4 is likely to be used. The gaming PC is often a specialist item of hardware used within a more dedicated location, such as a games room or bedroom, where such issues are more acceptable. Also, the electricity used to power a PS4 isn’t free and with rising energy prices consumers are becoming more and more conscious of what an item of consumer electronics costs to run. A 1000W console simply wouldn’t sell in enough numbers to warrants its development budget.

The final factor is the cost. Powerful processors, large power supplies, and big casings with the large heatsinks and fans required to deal with the heat generated by a powerful gaming PC all cost money. Building and releasing a console to these specifications would result in a retail price far too high to generate the sales required for it to be an acceptable business model. High-end gaming computers probably sell in much smaller numbers but the higher price of the hardware, particularly the graphics cards, allows for this niche sector of the market to continue.

In conclusion, the Sony PS4 and gaming PC’s operating in two different areas of the marketplace. The technology used in PC graphics is state of the art, at the limits of current semiconductor technology. The form factor, upgradeability, power supplies, and consumers’ demands for simply the best technology available allow this. That is why it is not possible to have a console that can outperform a PC.

Top-end gaming PCs already have a clear performance advantage over the PS4, with games such as Battlefield 4 being able to run at a higher resolution and with higher quality textures on PC than on the console. This gulf will only get wider when you consider that we are in the early years of the current generation games console. It may be five to six years before we see the emergence of the PS5 and Xbox One successor and by that time PC graphic cards will have evolved by a huge amount.

Thanks to the combination of a powerful CPU, a well-developed graphics processor, and high-quality GDDR5 RAM, the Sony PlayStation 4 is an excellent gaming machine. It also has low power consumption, a small footprint, and a designer casing meaning it wouldn’t look out of place complimenting your home entertainment system. For a comprehensive look at the technical specifications of the console please feel free to check out our PS4 website as per the above link. We also have an excellent PlayStation v Xbox One comparison article to help you decide which of the current high-end games consoles you should buy.

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Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid: Vinicius strikes as Real claim 14th European crown

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Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid: Vinicius strikes as Real claim 14th European crown Vinicius Junior scored the decisive aim as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-zero in a behind-schedule Champions League very last in Paris on Saturday. Kick-off changed into driven returned via way of means of greater than half-hour as Liverpool lovers struggled to advantage access…

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83% Eligible Taxpayers Evade Payments In Nigeria – Report

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83% Eligible Taxpayers Evade Payments In Nigeria – Report

83% Eligible Taxpayers Evade Payments In Nigeria – Report

According to a taxpayer perception poll performed by the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) for 2021, only approximately 13% of Nigerian taxpayers, particularly those in the informal sector of the economy, are unlikely to evade tax payment in Nigeria.

83% Eligible Taxpayers Evade Payments In Nigeria – Report

“A bigger majority of workers in the sector, 83 percent, are inclined to avoid tax payments because they do not feel tax officials have the authority to compel people pay taxes,” according to the survey.

The survey demonstrated the public’s mistrust of the government.

 

According to the research, the informal sector in Nigeria accounts for around 65 percent of employment and a large percentage of the economy’s national Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

 

“Lack of trust in government was fostered by pervasive official corruption, which resulted in widespread poverty and infrastructure deficits.

“The social contract between the government and its citizens, as represented by the quality of public services and the willingness of the public to pay or evade taxes.” The research stated that “a perceived weak social compact between citizens and the government continues to jeopardize the legitimacy of taxes.”

“Lack of trust in government was fostered by pervasive official corruption, which resulted in widespread poverty and an infrastructural deficit.

“The social contract between the government and its citizens, as represented by the quality of public services and the willingness of the public to pay or evade taxes. The research stated that “the legitimacy of taxes is threatened by a perceived weak social compact between citizens and the government.”

Mr Lanre Ajogbasil, senior programme manager, NGF/SFTAS, said weak transparency and accountability by the Federal Government and States internal revenue services; misunderstood tax law(s) and incomplete revenue codes; and multiplicity of taxation system, fees, and levies during a recent workshop organized by the national coordinating office of the Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) for financial journalists in Abuja.

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It’s true: Elon Musk is set to purchase Twitter.

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It's true Elon Musk is set to purchase Twitter.

It’s true? Elon Musk is set to purchase Twitter.

It’s true? Elon Musk is set to purchase Twitter.

It's true: Elon Musk is set to purchase Twitter.

The online entertainment goliath affirmed Monday that the Tesla Chief and the very rich person will gain the organization in an arrangement worth $44 billion.

And when the arrangement is finish, as most would consider normal by this year,

Twitter will turn into a secretly held organization.

“Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy,

and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” Musk tweeted to his 84 million followers.

“I also want to make Twitter better than ever by enhancing the product with new features,

making the algorithms open source to increase trust, defeating the spambots, and authenticating all humans.”
Shares of Twitter rose more than 5% in afternoon trading Monday.

“Twitter has a purpose and relevance that impacts the entire world,

” its CEO Parag Agrawal said in a tweet.

“Deeply proud of our teams and inspired by,

the work that has never been more important.”

Prior Monday, Musk tweeted,

“I trust that even my most terrible pundits stay on Twitter since that free discourse implies.

” The tweet got more than 1.4 million preferences.
Last week, Musk said he had arranged $46.5 billion in support to purchase Twitter,

and had been proceeding to haggle with the organization.

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