Featured Articles

Intel takes credit for three-way 4K gaming

Intel takes credit for three-way 4K gaming

All of a sudden Intel is talking about desktop gaming like there is no tomorrow and it is pushing it. The…

More...
Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia has finally revealed the shipping date of its Shield Tablet 32GB in 4G LTE flavour and in case you pre-order…

More...
Apple announces its Apple Watch

Apple announces its Apple Watch

Apple has finally unveiled its eagerly awaited smartwatch and surprisingly it has dropped the "i" from the brand, calling it simply…

More...
Skylake 14nm announced

Skylake 14nm announced

Kirk B. Skaugen, Senior Vice President General Manager, PC Client Group has showcased Skylake, Intel’s second generation 14nm architecture.

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 15:42

AMD confirms it is behind Xbox One chip

Written by Slobodan Simic

 

Holy console trinity goes to AMD

Although it was all but confirmed and certainly pretty much clear as soon as Microsoft revealed the official specifications of the Xbox One, AMD has also officially and quite proudly confirmed that it is AMD's silicon that ticks behind Microsoft's 8-core CPU Xbox One chip.

The Xbox One design win completes AMD's trinity of console wins that joins up with Nintendo's Wii U and the Playstation 4. Although AMD can't actually talk about any specifics regarding the chip and we'll have to stick with 8-core CPU part, 8GB of RAM and GPU capable of 768 operations per cycle announced by Microsoft, AMD can surely announce that it is a "semi-custom APU co-developed by AMD and Microsoft".

Both the Playstation 4 and the recently announced Xbox One share quite a lot of similarities and while Microsoft did not talk about Unified GDDR5 RAM and some early info suggest that Xbox One will feature 8GB of DDR3 memory, we will still have to wait a bit longer to see those performance differences between these two consoles.

In any case it is a complete win for AMD as no matter which console manage to win the console wars, AMD will share the spoils of war.


amd xboxone 1


Last modified on Thursday, 23 May 2013 16:34

Slobodan Simic

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments