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How do they make the Playstatio­n 5’s graphics look so lifelike? Why didn’t they make PS4 or PS3 games look as good as in the recent demo?

- Rahim Mirza

Photoreali­stic graphics have been a dream of most gamers for decades, but the powerful hardware required is only now starting to become available. According to the CEO of Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, a truly photoreali­stic game would require 40 teraflops of computing power. The PS4 ‘only’ has 1.84 teraflops of power, and even the most powerful and expensive gaming PCS today struggle to achieve 30 teraflops.

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