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NVIDIA & PS3, it's a No-No

By Julio Franco
Sep 2, 2003
  1. A rumour linking graphics chipset manufacturer NVIDIA with the PlayStation 3 has been described as "ridiculous" by a senior source, who claims that the company will design its own GPU for the console.

    However, a senior source close to Sony Computer Entertainment told gi.biz that it was a "ridiculous suggestion" that Sony would look elsewhere for a designer and manufacturer for the graphics processor (GPU) for the future console. "Sony has its own chip design teams and manufacturing facilities with massive experience in this sort of thing," he commented. "Lashing NVIDIA's technology onto the PS3 architecture would simply make no sense either technologically or commercially."

    Read more: GameIndustry.
     
  2. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    I recon this is totally 100% true :) They even took the CPU into their own hands, with the "Cell" design. PS3 is gonna whoop :cool: Too bad I probbly wont get one cuz I almost never play my PS2.. PC's are just that much better ;)
     
  3. conradguerrero

    conradguerrero TS Rookie Posts: 310

    well ill probably get one if only to play the Final Fantasy series and Grand Theft Auto as soon as it comes out.

    w00t w00t!
     
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