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Xbox One gets a CPU boost, launch date announcement due 'shortly' [update: Nov. 22]

Microsoft revealed the Xbox One has 1.75 GHz of central processing unit power rather than the expected 1.6 GHz, the second time its core specs have been upped in the space of a month. Xbox CVP of Marketing and Strategy Yusef Mehdi told the audience at the Citi Global Technology Conference that the...

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Xbox One and PlayStation 4 specs compared

Microsoft today announced the next generation of Xbox technology, called the Xbox One. Sony previously announced the PlayStation 4 back on February 20, so we now have a full look at just what both next-generation HD boxes will contain. After the break, we've assembled a chart comparing the two...

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Nvidia's GRID platform hopes to dramatically improve cloud gaming

Using words we don't quite understand, Nividia has announced a new platform that will conceivably make cloud gaming a much more viable prospect. The Geforce GRID platform features "dedicated ultra-low-latency streaming technology and cloud graphics software" and the company believes it will...

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Report: Next-gen Xbox to launch October/November 2013 with this GPU

The next-gen Xbox's GPU will derive from 2011's AMD 6000 series, similar to the Radeon HD 6670, which supports DirectX11, 1080p HD, multi-display output and 3D, IGN reports, citing sources close to the project. Mass production of its GPU will begin at the end of 2012, IGN says, with a full-console...

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Wii U graphics chip outed as last-gen Radeon (which is still pretty good, apparently)

Let's be upfront here: we don't know thing one about chipsets and motherboards. We play video games, we don't build the hardware they come on. But our friends at Engadget, well, they're all about that kinda stuff. So when they tell us that Nintendo's Wii U console will come packing a custom...

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Nintendo 3DS uses DMP's PICA200 GPU

Instead of going with the rumored Nvidia Tegra chip to power the display in the 3DS, Nintendo has chosen a product from Digital Media Professionals. The Japanese hardware company announced last night that its PICA200 chip was selected by Nintendo as the GPU in the Nintendo 3DS. DMP boasts that...

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Rumor: 'Jasper' Xbox 360 shipping, features 256MB on-board memory

Candid shots of nekkid motherboards? Check. Awkwardly filmed YouTube videos? Check. Rumor post on Joystiq? Very check. Why, someone must have spotted a new Xbox 360 variant in the wild! According to a post at Xbox-Scene, consoles containing the "Jasper" chipset, which promises a cooler 65nm GPU on...

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Rumor: Xbox 360 packing 65nm Jasper boards

Listen: We're not going to say that if you head out to your local GameBlast3000 retail outlet and ask the disinterested staff to find you an Xbox 360 with a Lot number of 0831 or higher, that you'll nab yourself a cool-running 65nm GPU, Jasper-equipped Xbox 360. Some folks posting on the Xbox 360...

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Rumor: NVIDIA's defective GPU woes worsen

While AMD is riding high after the unveiling of its brawny ATI Radeon 4870 x2, rival NVIDIA is potentially looking at more problems with defective GPUs rolling out of its fabs. According to an article from UK tech blog The Inquirer, a recent batch of bad notebook chips was only the first sign of a...

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PS3 graphics chip going 65nm this Fall

In addition to talking movie downloads, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Kaz Hirai confirmed at a business briefing yesterday (via Next-Gen) that the PlayStation 3 consoles produced after last holiday season all have the 65nm Cell processor (down from 90nm at launch). In addition, Sony will be...

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