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    Xbox 360 gets a makeover : PS3 style!

    New CPU planned for the Xbox 360, manufacturing begins in early 2007.

    Check out the Headline for more info.

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    hmm, where does that put people whove already got one then? especially if they start releasing games that need the newer proc to run properly

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    it wont be a new processor per se, just a change in manufacturing processing from 90nm to 65nm, this should reduce the heat output.

    The new chip wont be that much faster, it might have a few extra tweaks, but nothing huge.

    In essence it will be the same architecture etc,

    similar to P4s moving from the Northwood to the Prescott core (although hopefully it will be a better result that this was!)

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    I realise that, but if they are talking of making it faster (which they may do if it gets pwned by ps3) it'll be interesting to see what happens

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    Quote Originally Posted by herulach
    I realise that, but if they are talking of making it faster (which they may do if it gets pwned by ps3) it'll be interesting to see what happens

    can you please read before making posts like this... why would they make it faster? It wouldn't make any sense financially for them to release an upgraded CPU and make all previous X360s obsolete... its only going ot make the console quieter...
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    they won't make any changes that break compatability with the existing xbox360 install base - that much is certain

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