Fully Equipped: Sony considering existing cell processor for PS4?

A blogger is reporting that a Japanese game site is reporting that Sony is considering using the PS3's existing Cell processor with the upcoming PS4, which isn't due out for a couple of years. In his latest installment of Fully Equipped, David Carnoy disc

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Ah, the challenges of being a game-console manufacturer. Blogger Sean Hollister at GameCyte says that Japanese tech news site PC Watch is reporting that, in a potential cost-savings move, Sony is considering using a tweaked version of the PS3's current cell processor in the upcoming PS4--which isn't due out until at least 2010.

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About the author

Executive Editor David Carnoy has been a leading member of CNET's Reviews team since 2000. He covers the gamut of gadgets and is a notable e-reader and e-publishing expert. He's also the author of the novels Knife Music and The Big Exit. Both titles are available as Kindle, iBooks, and Nook e-books.

 

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