I chose to do my project on the newest play station system to come out later this year. My reasoning behind why I chose this topic is because I’ve been an avid PS user since the PS1 had come out years ago. Although Xbox has been out just as long, I never really got into the whole Xbox thing.
PS4 has come out with some new improvements such as the 10 % increase in the clock frequency and 15 % improvement in instructions clock as well. Its added support for SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AES, CLMUL, MOVBE, AVX, F16C, and BMI1. It now has up to 4 CPU cores, up to 2MB 16-way associative L2 shared cache for 4 cores. It improved the Turbo Dock Technology, the FPU datapath width increased to 128 bit. It added a hardware integer divider, enhanced its cache prefetchers, doubled bandwidth of load/store units, the C6 and CC6 have low power states and also has 3.1mm squared area per core. The PS4 also runs at a higher native resolution making a better gameplay experience with powerful graphics and speed.
The improvements to the controller are amazing as well. It now has a touch pad in the center of your controller that has a 2 Point Touch Pad, a Click Mechanism which is a capacitive type. It has a 6-axis motion sensing system, three for axis gyroscope and three for axis accelerometer as well. It also has a Light bar, vibration, and a built-in Mono speaker. To its right are two powered USB 3.0 ports, which can charge your Dualshock 4controllers when the system is turned off, a feature the PS3 sorely lacked. Although the Dualshock 4 controller for the PlayStation 4 looks a lot like its predecessors, but incorporates a new multi-touchpad feature along with useful incremental changes like a headphone jack, so your late-night gaming won't bother anyone but yourself.
The last reason I chose the PS4 is because upon review the PS4 is $400 compared to the XBOX ONE which is set at $500. Even though the new XBOX ONE comes with the kinect built in to the system and PS4 sells its camera...
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