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    One thing that a lot of people speculate, and I believe is totaly wrong is that next xbox is gonna be a beast computing wise. The price still needs to be low, so there is no chance it will be on par with todays gaming machines.
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    My cousin's called Rob. And like I said, take it with a skip full of salt as he never gives me the sources. Lemme see if he's registered here though.
    I meant is he in a position that he would know?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BokiV View Post
    One thing that a lot of people speculate, and I believe is totaly wrong is that next xbox is gonna be a beast computing wise. The price still needs to be low, so there is no chance it will be on par with todays gaming machines.
    I worry you will be correct. They may have to compete with some seriously low cost othe mmachines. I hope they take a punt and make it powerful though, would be worth it. They lost over $1bn on the ring of death debacle. That money could have been spent at the start and got them a brilliant machine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peachy001 View Post
    I meant is he in a position that he would know?
    I don't think so. But I keep saying take it with a skip load of salt. After all, as he provides no source, I can't be sure. To me, I don't trust it despite the fact it is my cousin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paladinleeds View Post
    I don't think so. But I keep saying take it with a skip load of salt. After all, as he provides no source, I can't be sure. To me, I don't trust it despite the fact it is my cousin.
    rats... I thought you had some superb inside track on the new box.
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    Contradictory reports state that the new box will be in front and behind in the specs. Who do we believe?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paladinleeds View Post
    My cousin's called Rob. And like I said, take it with a skip full of salt as he never gives me the sources. Lemme see if he's registered here though.
    I see this almost exclusively on tech websites, and it confuses me every time. If you say, "take it with a grain of salt," you mean to NOT take it seriously, because a grain of salt is a very small amount. (In the original usage the grain of salt was the antidote to a poison, implying the poison was no actual threat.) However, people on tech websites like to say, "take it with a [very large amount] of salt," which would imply to take it very seriously. You appear to be saying the opposite, hence my confusion. Sorry about the tangeant.
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    The new Xbox will be incorporated with steam
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    I would be shocked if that happened. Steam has their own box coming and Gabe is a vocal opponent of MS' policy of have a closed garden approach to gaming.
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    I am thinking that they may offer two payment options. One to buy the console on the spot at 300 - 350. The other option may be the subscription model with a low upfront cost, possibly 100 upfront + 9.99 per month which includes Xbox Live gold membership.
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    Kotaku has been posting heavily recently about PS4 & Xbox. I hope both companies have further surprises as there is a boat load of info already out. There spec figures for both must now be almost certain as multiple sites post similar figures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by the real smackbo View Post
    The new Xbox will be incorporated with steam
    Just pour water.
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