DeadOfKnight wrote:I've read many rumors about the next generation of gaming consoles and it doesn't say this specifically. However, stop me if I'm wrong, but it really sounds like they are going to be powered by AMD's next generation APU or something closely related. Any thoughts on this or speculation on what it means for the hardware and gaming industries if this is true?
Airmantharp wrote:An AMD APU, possibly with a different cache setup and re-spun for TSMCs 28nm process sounds likely to me. I'm betting that whatever replaces Bulldozer (stopped keeping track of ever-behind AMD CPUs) will probably be cut down and fused to a VLIW4 GPU.
credible wrote:I'm just hoping that they all are taking their time to get it right the first time:)
I would not be surprised if we get a setup that will last for 10 years.
credible wrote:I would not be surprised if we get a setup that will last for 10 years.
technoguru wrote: except they are more expensive...
dragmor wrote:credible wrote:I would not be surprised if we get a setup that will last for 10 years.
I hope they go the other way. Just call it an xbox and release an updated model ever year round November time frame. That way they can keep the cost down (say $200 or $99 with a Gold Subscription) and keep the console relevant. As long as the games work / upscale on the newer models, I don't see a problem.
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