: The new 40nm PS3 systems are now in the wild, as confirmed by SovietSlayer
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at Fry's Electronics in Costa Mesa, CA.
In order to provide a more efficient and greener console, Sony is shipping new PS3 (CECH-2100A
) entertainment systems which now include a cheaper 40nm (CXD5300AGB
) RSX GPU that reduces energy output.
This reduction is down from the 90nm
and more recently the 65nm
RSX graphics processors and moves Sony one step closer to hardware profitability.
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), the PlayStation 3's new improved RSX graphics chip also reduces the likelihood of the console being affected by the infamous PS3...