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XBOX 2 Launch Date and Major CPU News
Posted by Philipp Esselbach on: 04/05/2005 09:02 AM [ Print | 0 comment(s) ]
Hexus has posted some info on the new XBOX 2 from MS
The term 'a multicore processor architecture' is very significantly a very clear distinction from the term 'dual-core', So whilst we're eagerly awaiting the results of all of our AMD and Intel dual-core desktop processor testing, we can confirm info which we understand was probably first posted at GameSpy: "CPU: Xenon's central processing unit (CPU) has three 3.0 GHz PowerPC cores. Each is capable of at least two instructions per cycle and has an L1 cache with 32 KB for data and 32 KB for instructions. The three cores share 1 MB of L2 cache. Alpha 2 developer kits currently have two cores instead of three.