Originally posted by Splinemodel
INTERESTING. The 602 was 64bit, and was the heart of the M2 add-on module to the 3D0.
602 was not a 64 bit processor in the sense that it could adress 64 bits of memory. It had a FPU that...
Originally posted by smalM
Henrik Wannhedens has a fantastic chart
Thanks! Based on THT's first attempt to sort out the PowerPC family tree a couple of year ago I might add. He was the one who got me started!
Originally posted by webmail
I was at e3 earlier today and had a discussion with a ms engineer. He claims that they are using the 970 chipset from ibm.
This is actually quite correct, for the devloper boxes, not the final...
Originally posted by crobin
Geez, I can't believe how badly this thread as devolved... The Xbox 360 _is not_ a cell proccessor, the only relation to the cell is its IBM/PPC lineage. The closest relative to this CPU today is...
Originally posted by RainbowGuy
why allow for a 2 button mouse in the OS and not supply one as standard kit?
The simple and tragic answer might be that this forces developers to simplify their user interfaces so that they...
There's quite a difference between _encode_ and _decode_. In this case, the Cell decoded 48 640x480 MPEG2-streams, arranged them in a 6x8 matrix and scaled it to a 1920x1080 screen. Each SPU processed 8 ordinary DVD-streams.
8 MPEG 2...
Originally posted by Nr9
want to kno why both mot G5 and power 6 high frequency designs got scrapped?
Last I heard of POWER6 ultra high frequezy, multi core processor, it was still a Go! And considering what IBM has done...