PlayStation 3 chip has split personality
Insanity is here! Playstation 3's Cell Chip specs revealed@ International Solid-State Circuits Conference
Console: Playstation 3
Chip used: Cell chip
Specs: 9 Processor cores, running at the speed of 4.6GHz
Processing speed? : (take a deep breath) 256 billion calc/sec
Don't you all just love this!? The exponential growth of our capacity to process information I mean. It all started out with a Ping/Pong game and it will end with the Holodeck. The game-computer that is currently confusing my neural pathways is the Xbox. You can only make a first impression once. And despite the fact that it had been produced by the company everybody loves to hate, Halo left such an impression, I just had to buy. Capable of processing up to, what, 400 million calc/sec?, this thing was tha bomb! But the epic battle (Sony versus Microsoft) that has been unleashed today (Cell chip versus Xenon) is truly intriguing to follow...