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Old 07-21-11, 06:41 PM   #7
Ninja Prime
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Default Re: Eurogamer on Xbox3 and PS4 - What To Expect

Originally Posted by Madpistol View Post
Lighting and effects. If you do it right, you can make 100 triangles look like 100,000.
You would need a million times the processing power to match the lighting and effects of Avatar.

Edit: I was bored so rather than my above guess, I calculated up the average power of the Avatar server farms, and checked on the average render time per frame of CGI, and it ends up being right around a million, so it was a pretty good guess.

Edit: Hmmm, I guess that would only be for one frame per second though, times by 30 or 60 for your prefered frame rate, 30-60 million times.
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