Rumor: There Are The Next PlayStation’s Processing Specs. All Geek To Me.

What up! Do you want the details for the next PlayStation’s processors? Here they are! They mean very, very little to me. Maybe they’ll mean something to you. I would get more if it was like “more ultimate power time!”


Following up on  news broken by Kotaku on Sony’s next PlayStation, IGN is reporting that the console codenamed Orbis will use two AMD chips for graphics and processing.

Citing unnamed sources,  the article  says that the Orbis might be sporting AMD’s A8-3850 APU and Radeon HD 7670 GPU. The 7670 is an update of the 6670, the graphics component that’s rumored to be  inside the next Xbox. This means that both Microsoft and Sony’s future consoles could be pretty evenly matched.

This chain of speculation seems to bear out previous reports that Sony will be abandoning the Cell processor–the result of a Sony/Toshiba/IBM partnership–that currently powers the PS3. If the next generation PlayStation and Xbox machines have similar insides, their parent companies may be more reliant than ever on exclusive franchises to find an edge.

…So uh? Awesome time?