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    Cell Processor
    PowerPC-base Core @3.2GHz
    1 VMX vector unit per core
    512KB L2 cache
    7 x SPE @3.2GHz
    7 x 128b 128 SIMD GPRs
    7 x 256KB SRAM for SPE
    * 1 of 8 SPEs reserved for redundancy
    total floating point performance: 218 GFLOPS
    RSX @550MHz
    1.8 TFLOPS floating point performance
    Full HD (up to 1080p) x 2 channels
    Multi-way programmable parallel floating point shader pipelines
    Dolby 5.1ch, DTS, LPCM, etc. (Cell- base processing)
    256MB XDR Main RAM @3.2GHz 256MB GDDR3 VRAM @700MHz
System Bandwidth
    Main RAM 25.6GB/s
    VRAM 22.4GB/s
    RSX 20GB/s (write) + 15GB/s (read)
    SB< 2.5GB/s (write) + 2.5GB/s (read)
System Floating Point Performance
    2 TFLOPS


PS3 Game HDD

Sony has previously identified a detachable 2.5" (laptop size) hard disk drive as an optional storage peripheral, and it is believed this will slot inside a small rectangular port located on the underside of the unit. However the company has never said that a hard disk would be bundled with the unit at launch, and Chatani's comments this month seem to suggest it's erring toward not including one - and perhaps offering the peripheral optionally in the same way it currently sells Memory Card units separately from PlayStation 2.

Of course, keeping the layStation 3 hard drive optional should keep the actual retail price of the console lower when it launches. It's not entirely clear at the moment how mandatory the hard drive (PS3 HDD) will be for general PS3 gaming, as it also features support for various flash memory media cards like CompactFlash CF, Secure Digital SD and of course, Sony's Memory Stick. Making it an optional add-on could potentially turn game developers away from implementing HDD functionality and benefits in their games however, which in turn further dampens consumer appeal for the peripheral storage unit.

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Disc Media

    CD PlayStation CD-ROM, PlayStation 2 CD-ROM, CD-DA, CD-DA (ROM), CD-R, CD-RW, SACD, SACD Hybrid (CD layer), SACD HD, DualDisc, DualDisc (audio side), DualDisc (DVD side)
    DVD: PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM, PlayStation 3 DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
    Blu-ray Disc: PlayStation 3 BD-ROM, BD-Video, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE


    USB Front x 4, Rear x 2 (USB2.0)
    Memory Stick standard/Duo, PRO x 1
    SD standard/mini x 1
    CompactFlash (Type I, II) x 1
    Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) x 3 (input x 1 + output x 2)
    Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
    Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR)
    Bluetooth (up to 7)
    USB 2.0 (wired)
    Wi-Fi (PSP)
    Network (over IP)
AV Output
    Screen size: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
    HDMI: HDMI out x 2
    Analog: AV MULTI OUT x 1
    Digital audio: DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) x 1

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* You can upgrade PlayStation 3 with a 20GB Hard Disk Drive or even bigger 40GB, 60GB and 200GB HDD and store a lot more files.

Recent information divulged from SCE chief technology officer Masayuki Chatani suggests that the company is still undecided as to whether this Playstation 3 hard drive will be bundled with the PS3 console as a standard option or not. Indeed, we are no closer in confirming if any HD will be ready for the PlayStation 3 launch in Japan next Spring. Like Microsoft's Xbox 360 HDD , Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation 3 will feature a removable, hot-swappable hard drive (PS3 HDD) to store data from games, MP3 and video files and images from digital media devices.

Video Review of how the PS3 HDD with pre-loaded Games works »

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PS3 system will be backwards-compatible with PS2 and PS1 games.

Announced PS3 Games

  • Tekken - Namco.
  • Killzone - Guerilla
  • Vision Gran Turismo - Polyphony Digital
  • Formula One - Sony Liverpool
  • Untitled Old West Game - Rockstar
  • Oh-Ni - Koei
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam World - Bandai
  • Devil May Cry 4 - Capcom
  • Super Gory Wolfenstein Style FPS - Insomniac
  • Metal Gear Solid 4 - Konami
  • EYEdentify Voice Recognition Game - SCEA
  • Fifth Phantom Saga - Sega
  • Heavenly Sword - Sony
  • Warhawk - Incognito
  • Killing Day - Ubisoft
  • Motor Storm - Evolution

Now all we need is PS3 HD Loader MOD and a big Hard Disk to copy all the games to.

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SONY PSP can be used as a wireless display and controller for PS3. The Sony PlayStation Portable handheld system features a 480x272 widescreen display and plays a variety of media in UMD (Universal Media Disc) or Memory Stick format. The Sony PSP can play games, music, and movies. The unit also features built-in Wi-Fi support for ad hoc networks.

Sony PlayStation Portable Official Site.