Items tagged with RSX

After nearly four years of production, numerous design revisions, and a determined battle to establish Blu-ray as the de facto next-generation method of HD content distribution, the PS3's financials have almost turned a corner. By August, Sony is expected to finally begin earning a profit on the actual Playstation 3 console, rather than losing money on every single console sold. Sony's drive towards profitability has been anything but smooth. When the Playstation 3 launched, iSuppli estimated the company was losing $241.35 per premium system (60GB HDD, $599) and $306.85 for the low end 20GB model (a steal at just $499). Microsoft's first-generation XBox 360, in contrast, cost the company just... Read more...
The asian website Game Watch has posted some very interesting slides from Sony's GDC presentations which seem to indicate that the NVIDIA RSX graphics chipset will also handle audio. This would certainly not be the first time NVIDIA has worked with audio as anyone familiar with NVIDIA's nForce chipsets will remember the SoundStorm audio solution.... Read more...