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Cell Processor to Shrink, Size and Price of PS3 to Follow?

Cell Processor to Shrink, Size and Price of PS3 to Follow? 250°
340w ago - A 45 nanometer cell processor was first realized earlier this year, and Sony plans to include it in the PlayStation 3 sometime during 2009.

Well, how does this affect you? By creating a smaller chip, Sony circumvents some costs associated with creating the Cell, and a cheaper production price equates to more leeway for a potential PS3 price cut.

Additionally, by reducing the size of the chip from 65nm to 45nm, power consumption...
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Official: Sony sells PS3's Cell to Toshiba

Official: Sony sells PS3's Cell to Toshiba 50°
389w ago - So much for their earlier denial, eh? It's now official. An anonymous Sony official has "confirmed" to Japan's Nikkei that they will sell their advanced computer chip operations to Toshiba in an effort to re-focus on core business. The official announcement is expected later today.

The sale gives Toshiba the manufacturing responsibility...
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Is PS3 Programming Really More Difficult?

Is PS3 Programming Really More Difficult? 200°
390w ago - This question has come up in GamePro and also on the new Sony (US) PS3 blog. According to Sony programming the PS3 can be more complex than the 360 but this is due to the Cell having more capabilities. This (sort of) matches what is said in the article and does seem to be a more general consensus.

But is it really true? You do have to put in more effort to get the power out of the Cell processor, there's no doubt about that. I don't...
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