Wednesday, June 15, 2005

 

Playstation 3 Technical Info

This is the new Playstation 3, mankinds finest creation.



Here are a few more shots of what the new console looks like:

Playstation 3 standing vertical Screenshot

Playstation 3 controller

Here are the official technical specifications for the PS3, taken directly from Sony:

CPU
Cell Processor
PowerPC-base Core @3.2GHz
1 VMX vector unit per core
512KB L2 cache
7 x SPE @3.2GHz
7 x 128b 128 SIMD GPRs
7 x 256KB SRAM for SPE
* 1 of 8 SPEs reserved for redundancy
total floating point performance: 218 GFLOPS

GPU
RSX @550MHz
1.8 TFLOPS floating point performance
Full HD (up to 1080p) x 2 channels
Multi-way programmable parallel floating point shader pipelines

Sound
Dolby 5.1ch, DTS, LPCM, etc. (Cell- base processing)
Memory
256MB XDR Main RAM @3.2GHz 256MB GDDR3 VRAM @700MHz

System Bandwidth
Main RAM 25.6GB/s
VRAM 22.4GB/s
RSX 20GB/s (write) + 15GB/s (read)
SB<>System Floating Point Performance
2 TFLOPS

Storage
Detachable 2.5" HDD slot x 1

I/O
USB Front x 4, Rear x 2 (USB2.0)
Memory Stick standard/Duo, PRO x 1
SD standard/mini x 1
CompactFlash (Type I, II) x 1

Communication
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) x 3 (input x 1 + output x 2)
Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR)

Controller
Bluetooth (up to 7)
USB 2.0 (wired)
Wi-Fi (PSP)
Network (over IP)

AV Output
Screen size: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
HDMI: HDMI out x 2
Analog: AV MULTI OUT x 1
Digital audio: DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) x 1

Disc Media
CD PlayStation CD-ROM, PlayStation 2 CD-ROM, CD-DA, CD-DA (ROM), CD-R, CD-RW, SACD, SACD Hybrid (CD layer), SACD HD, DualDisc, DualDisc (audio side), DualDisc (DVD side)
DVD: PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM, PlayStation 3 DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
Blu-ray Disc: PlayStation 3 BD-ROM, BD-Video, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE


 

Playstation 3 Game Screenshots

Take a look at these screenshots that are available for some of the hottest games being released for the playstation 3.

The Getaway 3 Screenshots

Killzone 2 Screenshots

Vision Gran Turismo

When I first saw the Getaway 3 screenshots I thought I was looking at a photograph! Oh and yes they are in game playing graphics not CGI.

Monday, June 13, 2005

 

Free ipod's

Want to know a quick and easy way of getting your hands on an ipod without paying a thing?
(I don't mean steal it). Click this link below and you register with the website which has loads of great offers to choose from, once you do this you are then eligible for a free ipod.

http://www.freeiPods.com/?r=19300126
 

Playstation 3 release date

The eagerly awaited Playstation 3 is due for release in the UK, Spring 2006, a more specific date is yet to be confirmed. It will cost around £200 - £250, which is quite reasonable compared to what the Playstation 2 retailed at when it was first released.

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