Next Gen Consoles, what we know so far...

Discussion in 'Console Gaming' started by SPeedY_B, May 17, 2005.

  1. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

    Midlands, England
    Ok, this thread will be used to simply hold information regarding the upcoming consoles, as more information is released, it will be added to the lists. Please note that I've only quickly gathered this information from the various threads we already have featuring these consoles. If there is more information released which isn't featured here, or something is incorrect, then PM myself, or another member of staff and I/they shall be able to alter the post.

    Xbox 360 (Microsoft)

    CPU: Triple Core 3.2GHz IBM PowerPC Processor, 1MB L2
    Ram: 512MB GDDR3 @ 700Mhz
    HDD: 20GB, Detachable
    GFX: Custom ATI, 500Mhz, 10MB Ram
    Video: Supports up to 1080i
    Media: Blu-Ray, DVD±RW, CD-R/RW
    Saving: Hard Disk
    Audio: Multichannel, 48KHz, 16Bit
    Controllers: 4, Wireless
    Expansion: Three USB2.0 Ports
    Connectivity: ?
    Backwards Compatible: Yes!
    Other: Replaceable Fascia

    Playstation 3 (Sony)

    CPU: 3.2GHz "Cell" Processor
    Ram: 256MB GDDR @ 700Mhz
    HDD: unconfirmed
    GFX: nVidia RSX (Reality Synthesizer)
    Video: Supports up to 1080p
    Media: Blu-Ray, DVD±RW, CD-R/RW
    Saving: Memory Stick Duo, SD, CF
    Audio: unconfirmed
    Controllers: 7, Wireless
    Expansion: Six USB Ports
    Connectivity: ?
    Backwards Compatible: Yes, PS1 + PS2
    Other: Bluetooth

    Revolution (Nintendo)

    CPU: Made by IBM, yet to be announced.
    Ram: ?
    HDD: ?
    GFX: Made by ATi, yet to be announced.
    Video: ?
    Media: 12cm Discs, and 8cm GC Discs
    Saving: SD Card Slot
    Audio: ?
    Controllers: Wireless
    Expansion: Two USB2.0 Ports
    Connectivity: WiFi Ready
    Backwards Compatible: Yes, See below
    Other: The revolution is said to be backwards compatible with "any" Nintendo game.
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