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  1. Pytox

    pc in stand by with ssd turns fast on too …

    #1 8 months ago
  2. GK

    who cares how fast does it turn on? maybe just for M$ cares about they xcrap box :D

    #2 8 months ago
  3. xBASSxMONSTAx

    How fast can it switch off? :P

    #3 8 months ago
  4. ddtd

    @1 – That’s great. Modern consoles haven’t, though, so it’s cool that it can (and I’m assuming PS4 too?).

    (fixed)

    #4 8 months ago
  5. Bomba Luigi

    It just so happens that I play a bit with my SNES right now. It turns on Faster.

    Does that now mean its a better Console then the Xbox One?

    #5 8 months ago
  6. Djoenz

    My laptop used to boot up so fast, but after a while not so. Still its a positive thing dont be so negative yall dayumnzz,

    #6 8 months ago
  7. tenthousandgothsonacid

    At least it does one thing fast.

    #7 8 months ago
  8. KineticCalvaria

    Such a lovely polished UI, most people hate metro but I actually really like it… if I could have the xbox interface with ps4 hardware I’d be in heaven.

    I’m just hoping that Sony update the ps4 UI regularly, it’s looking very basic at the moment.

    On topic, that’s a nice start up speed, just hope games launch as quick for those 15 minute sessions where we want a quick game.

    #8 8 months ago
  9. _LarZen_

    @2 I care!

    #9 8 months ago
  10. Playmaker

    trolls out today. XBO is one week away and I and my ebay account can’t wait. Keep on the good press.

    #10 8 months ago
  11. Hcw87

    These clueless Sony fanboys are starting to remind me of that annoying intrusive weed you can never get rid of.

    #11 8 months ago
  12. Panthro

    It turned on slower than I expected.

    #12 8 months ago
  13. Fin

    @8

    +1! I love Metro! Never understood the dislike.

    Anyone know if the X1 has the HDMI control thing? Like, if you say “Xbox On”, will it auto turn on your TV too?
    Also, how come it called him Larry? Is X1 also moving to real names?

    #13 8 months ago
  14. sebastien rivas

    Nobody cares if it turns fast,

    What people want is game on. How many time will this xbox1 turns on fast PR come back in our face?

    #14 8 months ago
  15. Dendroball

    @12 It still takes 13 secs to boot compared to the 20 secs PS4 is taking, not a huge deal but faster in the end.

    @14 You’re talking like MS made a huge press conference to declare their console boots fast, it’s just a little informational video made by Major Nelson to keep its Tweet followers happy/hyped.

    #15 8 months ago
  16. Xbone

    You know what turns me on? Good games, no kinect bullshit. Nice graphics and good framerate.

    #16 8 months ago
  17. Gekidami

    Define “fast”. There was at least a 5sec pause between the moment he finished saying “Xbox On” and when something finally appeared on screen, and thats long compared to pretty much every device with stand-by in my house. The real question is if that pause was only due to the voice recognition or if its there when you press the button.

    #17 8 months ago
  18. TheBlackHole

    I just. Can’t. Stand. His. Face.

    Thinking more and more like I’ll be going Xbox One though.

    #18 8 months ago
  19. bradk825

    phew, thank God. I was afraid I’d have to wait 9 seconds between sitting down and playing a game. I’ll never get that time back!

    #19 8 months ago
  20. pukem0n

    people going on each others throat about the time, a console takes to turn on.

    priceless :D

    #20 8 months ago
  21. Kreion

    @19

    …it’s convenience, and you are simply wrong if you think people don’t want things to be convenient as possible.

    With that said, I don’t think it’s worth debating the PS4 vs Xbox on this issue, it isn’t exactly dealbreaking.

    #21 8 months ago
  22. Panthro

    Blast processing makes this possible…

    #22 8 months ago
  23. twisted spence

    at least its turning on … same cant be said about the ps4

    #23 8 months ago
  24. DSB

    Wait, was that Vine meant to show an Xbone coming back from standby?

    Christ, even a PC with an HDD would come back faster than that. What a non-feature.

    #24 8 months ago
  25. Phoenixblight

    @23

    Really? Because my PS4 says otherwise. Just because there are few systems bricking doesn’t mean all and we won’t know what Xbox One issues will be at launch.

    #25 8 months ago
  26. Djoenz

    btw does anyone know what tv that is brand and type? Its one awesome freaking tv. Im not sure but it could be a 4k one? Build in speakers and visible.

    #26 8 months ago
  27. Major Mayhem 70

    Pretty fast I must say. Can’t wait for next Friday.

    #27 8 months ago
  28. manamana

    Am I the only one thinking that 13-20sec is way too long? Oh, wait: from stand-by?!what?

    #28 8 months ago
  29. Phoenixblight

    @28

    No I thought it was slow but if all you had is a 4+ year old computer and console that would seem fast.

    #29 8 months ago
  30. Kerrig

    @26: It’s Sonys 4K TV (KD55X9005A)

    #30 8 months ago
  31. Llewelyn_MT

    That’s fast? My 4 years old laptop running Vista resumes from standby in a few seconds. The key issue is how much energy does it require to stay in standby. Current generation of consoles has abysmal power management.

    #31 8 months ago
  32. Nephilimator

    hAHhH A shitbox 368 sucks hard and can only turn on fast but then you relzizew you cant play any good games cause it sucks hard and 720/20fps shit.

    #32 8 months ago
  33. DSB

    I’m pretty sure Microsoft and Sony feel forced to push stand-by mode because they went with HDDs. It’s gonna be at least two years before they can release a version with SSDs, and by then I imagine that most devices will turn on and function a lot quicker than consoles.

    Stand-by is the best hope they have of making their devices seem convenient.

    I’m pretty scared by how long it must take the Xbone to boot completely if that’s how long it takes from stand-by.

    #33 8 months ago
  34. Phoenixblight

    @33

    You could put a SSD into a PS4 though the cost of a 500GB+ one would be quite pricey. :P

    #34 8 months ago
  35. Hcw87

    Why bother with SSD’s when they didn’t have any advantage on PS3. Is it confirmed to actually make a difference on PS4? If not, huge waste of money.

    EDIT: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-can-ssd-upgrades-boost-ps3-performance

    Ok there was some advantages actually, but not something that screamed ”buy me now”.

    #35 8 months ago
  36. Panthro

    @35

    Would an SSD really give that edge to anything anyway?

    When I was building my PC I looked into them and sure, they are faster but they are certainly not worth the price they are at the moment.

    In comparison to a HDD the price difference is just insanity.

    #36 8 months ago
  37. Hcw87

    For PC it’s worth it for the OS alone. With a 120GB SSD you can get the OS and a few of your favorite games running on it.

    But +500GB SSD’s are far from worth it yet.

    #37 8 months ago
  38. TheDeathKwonDo

    Man… why are you anti-xbox losers such arseholes? Can’t be positive and happy about a new generation of consoles.

    #38 8 months ago
  39. Keivz

    @37
    That’s exactly what I did!!

    #39 8 months ago
  40. DSB

    I got a 500 GB Samsung SSD for less than 200 bucks. I really haven’t regretted that at all, but arguably I’m a rare case. I just really like short loading screens.

    That Eurogamer article is kinda unintentionally hilarious though. Why the fuck would an SSD boost ingame performance by any real margin? That’s not the point, the point is to save time.

    If you’ve been playing on a PC for any number of years, you’ll have seen some atrocious loading screens, and while those still bog you down with an SSD for poorly optimized titles (Hello Ghosts!) it’s still a massive advantage.

    I mean, playing on my 360 is more painful than it ever has been. The start-up takes forever, and the loading in games like Red Dead Redemption or GTA V? I can feel myself growing old. Way to extend the generation, guys. It certainly feels longer that way.

    But one thing’s for sure, when that 500 GB SSD is less than 200 bucks now, it’s gonna be around (or less) than 100 a year from now. So it would be profoundly weird to me if the next iteration of consoles doesn’t have one. Two years from now there’s gonna be no reason not to get one.

    #40 8 months ago
  41. bradk825

    @21 First world problems…

    #41 8 months ago