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Cell Processor

Post by [NME]T-Bone » Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:46 pm

If this thing can run winbloze, amd & intel are gonna have a run for their money.

amd & intel are still working on dual core processors and this thing has 8. 8)

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Post by Dictator » Tue Feb 08, 2005 2:09 pm

I'm pretty sure BSD and Linux kernels can work with this processor. Both already run on Xbox, dreamcast, and Playstation 2. :P
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Post by boat » Tue Feb 08, 2005 3:34 pm

it sounds sweet...some of the other stuff ive read is that its like a distributed computing, processor of sorts...in taht the processors can communicate with one another and offload work chunks, thus increasing processor power :ohyeah: :pbt:

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Post by Cochise » Tue Feb 08, 2005 4:11 pm

Just when I break my piggy bank and bought my kids a Play Station 2, now they are coming out with PS3 and a blazing new chip. :P

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Re: Cell Processor

Post by Grummun » Tue Feb 08, 2005 5:13 pm

[NME]T-Bone wrote:If this thing can run winbloze...


I'd be surprised. Has MS dabbled with anything other than an x86 architecture since the Alpha died?

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Post by boat » Wed Feb 09, 2005 9:23 am

here's a technical write-up of the cell processor for anyone interested...

Part 1 - Arstechnica

Part 2 - Arstechnica

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Post by boat » Fri Feb 11, 2005 4:14 pm

heres another writeup/review thingy...

http://www.realworldtech.com/page.cfm?A ... 1005084318

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Mon Feb 14, 2005 10:21 am

with a lil more work, this thing will kick arse.

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Post by Darth DBII » Fri Feb 18, 2005 3:06 pm

heres another Article about CELL
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Post by boat » Fri Aug 26, 2005 8:46 am

some more info on the cell processor (more techinical details)...

http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/050825/093860.html

http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/power/cell/

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