There are plenty of inexpensive desktops will outperform the PS3 & 360 at this point.
With respect to actual gaming performance? Not hardly.
The level of optimization that can be achieved on a console is vastly
superior to the level of optimization that can be achieved on a PC.
I mentioned this earlier, but it's worth reiterating - a PC with specs similar to the 360's would struggle to run Skyrim on the absolute lowest settings.
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