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First downsampled 1080p screens from PS4 Pro (Titanfall 2)

DBT85

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The point I'm trying to get at is without the point of reference, you wouldn't know how it was on the PS4 and what was actually improved with the Pro for most people since like you said, games will vary in image quality.

I don't think most people would know what to look for and I bet even people who did know what to look for would mistakenly get some wrong.
Hmm.

Of these 4 Ratchet & Clank shots, 1 is from the latest patch, 3 are from before the patch. I've deliberately not picked images that are in the same place. Who can see the difference? Note. These are all just from a PS4, not a Pro.

http://i.imgur.com/q7z84n8.png
http://i.imgur.com/ddGdtS0.png
http://i.imgur.com/Um6gD13.png
http://i.imgur.com/KuY5XuZ.png

Answer:
the third one is post patch.
 

Jacksinthe

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Hmm.

Of these 4 Ratchet & Clank shots, 1 is from the latest patch, 3 are from before the patch. I've deliberately not picked images that are in the same place. Who can see the difference? Note. These are all just from a PS4, not a Pro.

http://i.imgur.com/q7z84n8.png
http://i.imgur.com/ddGdtS0.png
http://i.imgur.com/Um6gD13.png
http://i.imgur.com/KuY5XuZ.png

Answer:
the third one is post patch.
3, too easy. Not even checking the spoiler.

That's damn good, btw. I don't care about bells and whistles, give me that IQ for all games at 1080p and i'm gooooooolden.
 

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Those shots are some of the most taxing shots in the game, so the PS4 will be reducing res pretty heavily, more than usual. PackAPunchedMick, you should also do some comparison shots looking towards the ground or towards the outside of the map to insure the game hits its max 1000p. The training level should also hit max res in most views. Ex: Main Menu -> Campaign -> Mission Select -> The Pilot's Gauntlet -> Gauntlet Practice Only - the default view hits full res on PS4. That should replicate exactly on both consoles for an exact comparison.



Of course your shots are still useful to show that where the PS4 is getting taxed the PSPro is laughing. Nice post!
 

DjRalford

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Hmm.

Of these 4 Ratchet & Clank shots, 1 is from the latest patch, 3 are from before the patch. I've deliberately not picked images that are in the same place. Who can see the difference? Note. These are all just from a PS4, not a Pro.

http://i.imgur.com/q7z84n8.png
http://i.imgur.com/ddGdtS0.png
http://i.imgur.com/Um6gD13.png
http://i.imgur.com/KuY5XuZ.png

Answer:
the third one is post patch.
1, 2, 4 have quite a lot of small jaggies on rounded edges, 3 is smoother so i'd say 3
 

Speely

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What a beast of a console. I was gonna just pick up a normie PS4 for Horizon if it's as good as I think it'll be since I don't have a 4K tv, but I might as well just get the Pro if games like this look so good downsampled.

Right??
 

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Pretty much. Been downsampling for a year or two now on PC and supersampled 1080p is ridiculously nice looking. Nothing like playable bullshot games.

GTAV downsampled to 1080p with perfect bullshot IQ is pretty much the best looking open world ever imo. The Arkham games look really nice supersampled as well.
 

Marty Chinn

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Hmm.

Of these 4 Ratchet & Clank shots, 1 is from the latest patch, 3 are from before the patch. I've deliberately not picked images that are in the same place. Who can see the difference? Note. These are all just from a PS4, not a Pro.

http://i.imgur.com/q7z84n8.png
http://i.imgur.com/ddGdtS0.png
http://i.imgur.com/Um6gD13.png
http://i.imgur.com/KuY5XuZ.png

Answer:
the third one is post patch.
The thing is, I think you have to do a single shot from one game, but have a bunch of shots from different games. With four shots of Ratchet, you can do comparisons still.
 

huh1678

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3, too easy. Not even checking the spoiler.

That's damn good, btw. I don't care about bells and whistles, give me that IQ for all games at 1080p and i'm gooooooolden.
Walmart is giving $178.88 for a ps4 with controller, that'll be the best folks can get with trade-in which is pretty good.
 

daftstar

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Pretty much. Been downsampling for a year or two now on PC and supersampled 1080p is ridiculously nice looking. Nothing like playable bullshot games.

GTAV downsampled to 1080p with perfect bullshot IQ is pretty much the best looking open world ever imo. The Arkham games look really nice supersampled as well.
Damn, now I wish Rocksteady would patch Arkham Knight for the Pro.
 

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Those shots are some of the most taxing shots in the game, so the PS4 will be reducing res pretty heavily, more than usual. PackAPunchedMick, you should also do some comparison shots looking towards the ground or towards the outside of the map to insure the game hits its max 1000p. The training level should also hit max res in most views. Ex: Main Menu -> Campaign -> Mission Select -> The Pilot's Gauntlet -> Gauntlet Practice Only - the default view hits full res on PS4. That should replicate exactly on both consoles for an exact comparison.


Of course your shots are still useful to show that where the PS4 is getting taxed the PSPro is laughing. Nice post!
Yeah TF2 is kind of an extreme example and people shouldn't expect that big a difference in every game but it shows how much sub 1080p games can benefit from the Pro
 

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What a beast of a console. I was gonna just pick up a normie PS4 for Horizon if it's as good as I think it'll be since I don't have a 4K tv, but I might as well just get the Pro if games like this look so good downsampled.

Right??
$100 more for great IQ and what ever else get added to games going forward is a good deal .
 

Pennywise

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Yeah TF2 is kind of an extreme example and people shouldn't expect that big a difference in every game but it shows how much sub 1080p games can benefit from the Pro
That's right.
Going forward though, games won't be less demanding and more likely be the other way around.
 

Inuhanyou

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Yeah TF2 is kind of an extreme example and people shouldn't expect that big a difference in every game but it shows how much sub 1080p games can benefit from the Pro
I think its a decent example. Even if a PS4 game gets to native 1080p and isn't sub HD blurry, Pro will be able to push the framebuffer that much higher and cleaner. Even at such a taxing scene on OG PS4 which causes it to drop from native res, Pro still renders far above 1080p
 

DBT85

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The thing is, I think you have to do a single shot from one game, but have a bunch of shots from different games. With four shots of Ratchet, you can do comparisons still.
But to what end?

I can pick out the 5 supersampled pics from the 15 base PS4 pics of different games with different developer preferences on IQ, so I get a cookie? Pls, I'm fat enough lol
 

Drain You

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Probably won't ever pick up a PS4 Pro as I'm planning on getting a Switch and Scorpio, but man those shots looks great. The IQ is such a huge improvement, Id hate to play a Pro at a friends house for a couple hours then go back to my Ps4 :p
 

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Overall is very good for a console.
Considering it's a $400 console vs a $400 graphics card, I'm very pleased with those results from the PS4 Pro. I figure it would be in the same ball park as a 1060. I'm happy the PS4 Pro will give me some kind of 4K gaming because my 1050 ti sure as hell won't.
 
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No difference for you at all?

Look, can we please accept that some people don't care or notice the difference? You CAN, he CAN'T and I only notice when it's pointed out. I'd also point out that white on black is not a fair representation of watching complex, highly detailed geometry at 30fps, clearly the reason they did it this way.

Just accept some people don't care and move on for goodness sake.
 

Marty Chinn

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But to what end?

I can pick out the 5 supersampled pics from the 15 base PS4 pics of different games with different developer preferences on IQ, so I get a cookie? Pls, I'm fat enough lol
The point I'm making is that without a point of reference, most people wouldn't be able to accurately identify which system twenty different pics came from.
 

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I demand all future PS4 games to support the pro. I will get mine, and I will expect it. Then I shall get a PSVR.. It's starting to feel like Sweet Christmas!!
 

Rice-Eater

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Man, if the PS4 Pro had a UHD Blu Ray player I'd be buying it right away :(
You know, when the news of that came out I didn't really care. I was like no biggie, streaming is good enough for me. Now that I have a 4K TV and the Pro will be out in less than a week I'm pretty bummed about it now. I still wouldn't have bought many movies. But it would have been really nice to have that option and to get a few movies to really show case 4K to myself and others.
 

Lord Error

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Render resolution is a little lower in PS4Pro looking at palm leaves. Shadow resolution for vegetation is very low in comparison
I think Pro might be downsampling from 1440p in this game.

Lighting doesn't affect some assets a mid distance and vegetation lod is lower too
In that comparison, the lighting looks to be there, just moved somewhat. I don't know if the game uses some kind of dynamic lighting - if it does, then it might not be missing.
 

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I've been trying to tell you guys how important IQ is for the longest time. Glad more people finally get to see it for themselves.
 

DBT85

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The point I'm making is that without a point of reference, most people wouldn't be able to accurately identify which system twenty different pics came from.
Considering that many would think that the TF2 PS4 screen and the R&C screens probably don't come from the same system I'd probably agree, because each developer puts a different value on IQ. Though I still don't know what your point is?

We can compare, we can look at screens from the same game and different games and different systems. Anyone who looks at those comparisons and CAN see a difference can make a choice based on it, just as we've seen in this thread.

The "ahh shit, I want a Pro now" response.
 

Inuhanyou

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Only had my PS4 a year and now it feels redundant.

This is not a great feeling.
If you got a PS4 to play PS4 games, they are still working perfectly fine. Furthermore, XB1 and PS4 will continue to be the development platform of all games going forward, studios can put a small team of 4 or 5 people on the Pro and come up with something nice.
 

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Look, can we please accept that some people don't care or notice the difference? You CAN, he CAN'T and I only notice when it's pointed out. I'd also point out that white on black is not a fair representation of watching complex, highly detailed geometry at 30fps, clearly the reason they did it this way.

Just accept some people don't care and move on for goodness sake.
I think people with vision issues should always get help tho
 

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Where are the people that said PRO isn't worth it and doesn't make a difference? Lmao
Sony did a shit job of marketing this thing. This thread has done a better job of showing people with 1080p screens what it's about. Much better than listening to Cerny try to sooth us with his musings on the future of technology.

They needed to release screenshot comparisons like this months ago.
 

DBT85

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Sony did a shit job of marketing this thing. This thread has done a better job of showing people with 1080p screens what it's about. Much better than listening to Cerny try to sooth us with his musings on the future of technology.

They needed to release screenshot comparisons like this months ago.
They've only just started and it'll probably still be sold out. You can't sell more than you have.
 

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Always choose a public place to meet when dealing with CL to be doubly sure(most of the people i've met are quite nice). Also you can try some apps called Letgo, offerup, and 5miles. I have been using Letgo, sold my ps4, spare ds4, and some misc stuff i wasn't using and didn't need now i'm all set for my PS4PRO and 4k+HDR experience :D
Thanks! Most offers in my area at CL are $200-$250. Selling console in a public place, like a mall or Starbucks? Dont people buying wanna check if it is working?