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Sony's new handheld system specks
« on: July 30, 2003, 02:57:56 PM »
Umm ya I'm sold.  Basicaly this think makes the GBA look like tops old electronic football.  Basicaly its a hand heald PS2 on crack.
the article explains what all the following means.

PSP Specifications:


MIPS R4000 32-bit core
128-bit bus
8MB eDRAM main memory
2.6Gbps bus transfer rate
FPU, VFPU (2.6 billion flops)
3D graphics extended instructions

PSP Media Engine

MIPS R4000 32-bit core 128-bit bus
2MB eDRAM submemory
90nm CMOS manufacturing process

PSP Graphics Core

5.3Gbps bus transfer rate
3D curved surface and 3D polygon engine
Support for compressed textures, hardware clipping, morphing, bone, tessellation, bezier, b-spline (NURBS)

Sound Core

VME (Virtual Mobile Engine)
Reconfigurable DSP engine
128-bit bus
5 billion operations per second
CODEC capabilities
3D sound, 7.1 channels
Synthesizer, effecter, and other abilities
ATRAC3 plus, AAC, MP3 for audio


UMD (Universal Media Disc)
60mm-diameter disc
660nm laser diode
1.8GB capacity (dual-layered disc)
11Mbps transfer rate
AES crypto system
Unique disc ID
Shock proof

Other Specifications

16:9-format widescreen TFT LCD (480x272 pixels, 24-bit full color)
MPEG4 AVC decoder
Wireless LAN (802.11)
IrDA (Infrared Data Association)
USB 2.0
Memory Stick
AV in/out
Lithium ion battery
« Last Edit: July 30, 2003, 03:00:07 PM by Spriggan »
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