IBM Cell Processor

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by erickg, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. erickg macrumors 6502

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    Maybe a future chip to be implemented in the G5 lineup?

    http://www.physorg.com/news2147.html

    "IBM, Sony Corporation, and Toshiba Corporation today unveiled for the first time some of the key concepts of the highly-anticipated advanced microprocessor, code-named Cell, they are jointly developing for next-generation computing applications, as well as digital consumer electronics."

    Multi-core 64-bit processor
     
  2. Gee macrumors 65816

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    It's for the Playstation 3 mainly, I think...
     
  3. Anarchy99 macrumors 6502

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    last time i checked the cell is not a powerpc chip so it wont happen
     

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