Although I'm not an owner of said console, I believe Adamskii is in the process of purchasing one.
I've just been reading about how much Microsoft's XBOX really costs...
(this is in dollars $ by the way):
Seeing as they lost around $125 per console on the XBOX, you'd think they would try to make a little on the 360, but again, they're losing another $125 per console. The console itself costs $471 to make, and is sold for $470 to the consumer - including the controller, HDD etc. "72% of the cost of creating the XBox 360 goes on semiconductors (silicon) alone, and $106 goes towards the CPU and $141 to ATI for the graphics card."
You could get a decent PCI-E card for that... "It is also estimated that the PS3 will cost $600 to make, which is $129 or more than the XBox 360, especially because Sony plans to integrate the new technology, Blu-ray into the PS3."
This will mean that the PS3 will cost even more than the XBOX 360, and the increase in costs hints at consoles costing even more in the future - the day where a PC is a cheaper alternative could be coming.
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