Sony Playstation 3 – Gaming Console

PlayStation 3
by Charlie Brewer

The PlayStation 3 game system coming out from Sony Computer Entertainment is the 3rd 1 in the row of game consoles established by the electronic giant. Marketed officially as PLAYSTION3, and commonly abbreviated as PS3, the 3rd house movie game system competes with Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Nintendo’s Wii as element of the seventh generation of movie game consoles. Released initial on November 11, 2006 in Japan, November 17, 2006 in North America and Asia, and March 23, 2007 in Europe and Oceania, the game system enjoys a 3rd region in sales and advertising. The PlayStation 3 is considered as the initial system with next-generation main storage media, Blu-ray Disc, despite its supporting to DVDs, CDs, HDDs and with some models SACDs. The PlayStation 3 game system could additionally play back content from Blu-ray Disc (BD) at a bit rate of multiplex 48Mbps, the maximum bit rate defined in BD practices.

The Sony Playstation 3 game system together with the highlights of the 20 GB model, the 60 GB model moreover carries together with it extra attributes including internal IEEE 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi, several flash card visitors (SD/MultiMedia Card, CompactFlash Type I/Type II, Microdrive, Memory Stick/PRO/Duo) along with a chrome colored trim. The hardware utilized for the 80 GB model introduced in South Korea was virtually same to the 60 GB model introduced in Europe and Australia. It was just the scale of the hard drive which was differing. The North American 80 GB model excluded the PlayStation 2 “Emotion Engine” chip after the South Korean and European models, rather by providing PS2 compatibility via software emulation, which reduced the amount of compatibility. It was found that the 40 GB model had 2 USB ports rather of the 4 USB ports on alternative models, and excludes a multi memory card port, SACD help, or any backwards compatibility with PlayStation 2 titles.

Until today Sony has not introduced any official Wi-Fi or flash memory card visitors for the 20 GB program, although plans for these add-ons are in destination. The 2nd generation PS3s (40 GB) employ Cell CPUs of 65nm while simultaneously the initial generation PS3s (60 GB) utilize Cell CPU of 90nm. This shows that the program runs cooler requiring less energy to work.

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