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is the 3ds as powerful as the wii?

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asked 11 years ago in GeneralGeneral by anonymous  

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No I dont think so.  The 3DS is kinda like DS version 1.5 with 3D.
answered 11 years ago by Shin GenX Mercenary (1,996 points)  
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The 3DS could push mid level Wii graphics judging from the games announced.
answered 11 years ago by CBas Paragon (4,898 points)   3 8 41
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Roughly, yes, although a direct comparison is unfair.
answered 11 years ago by TxdoHawk Mercenary (1,466 points)   1 1 17
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Probably now.

A handheld can never be as powerful as a console.

That's what I think.
answered 11 years ago by xboxer King (32,462 points)   6 11 48
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graphically speaking, no. But graphics should never be the only thing you use to determine what to buy. The 3ds is a fun system with a library that's going to be quite extensive
answered 11 years ago by shmo55 Journeyman (641 points)   6
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decide for yourself:

Specs for each

Wii:
CPU: IBM Broadway 729MHz
GPU: ATI Hollywood 243MHz
RAM: 512 MB

3DS:
CPU: 2 x 266MHz ARM11
GPU: PICA200 133MHz GPU by DMP
RAM: 64MB
answered 11 years ago by drakaenae King (41,339 points)   5 9 79
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In terms of raw power, no. However the hardware is designed to do something completely different than the Wii.

Overall, it is an impressive piece of hardware..... that's what she said.
answered 11 years ago by mrtowel Prince (27,434 points)   8 18 41
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No, while it is farily powerfull, it is not as powerfull as the wii, its much smaller and you couldnt fit all the chips needed to be as powerfull.
answered 11 years ago by asdf Mercenary (1,154 points)   10 15 23
edited 8 years ago by chronodev

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