PlayStation 3 Cell chip aims high
posted by shuri on 2005-02-06 15:26:55
tags: news
cell processor for playstation 3 Intel have already started working on dual-core chips,
Cell goes several steps further
Cells processing units--called "software cells"--can handle completely separate jobs
allowing the processor to perform a type of distributed or grid computing,
Cell bakes security into the silicon with innovations such as a memory design that allocates memory into secure chunks
PlayStation 3 will be the first major piece of hardware to use the Cell
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