Article by Daniel Minda
PlayStation 3 Gaming Console: Taking a Peek inside the Ultimate Entertainment Powerhouse
A lot of people know about the upcoming release of PlayStation 3 in the United States, Japan, and Canada on November 2006 and Europe and Australasia on March 2007. However, what most people don’t know is what’s lurking inside that sleek-looking shell.
PlayStation 3 gaming console is considered to be the ultimate entertainment powerhouse where it can offer the ultimate gaming experience that you will never find in other gaming consoles available in the market today. However, you may ask why the PlayStation 3 is able to deliver quality gaming while other gaming consoles do not.
The only way to answer this question is to find out what makes the PlayStation 3 tick. Inside that sleek and attractive-looking outer shell, you will find that the PlayStation 3 houses one of the best and latest technologies in gaming consoles. You will find that PlayStation 3 is more than just an attractive looking game console.
PlayStation 3 is set for release on November 2006 and is very much anticipated by gamers worldwide. It has different capabilities that will not be found on other gaming consoles available in the market today.
Here are some of the things you should expect from this particular gaming console and why this gaming console is touted as the next big thing in the entertainment industry.
First of all, PlayStation 3 gaming console is integrated with a very powerful central processing unit that can run at a speed of 3.2 GHz, faster than some computers.. Adding to the processing speed is another 512MB of RAM. With just these two features, you can expect high quality gaming experience.
Adding on to the very powerful processing speed and a very high RAM is a powerful GeForce graphics chip from NVIDIA. NVIDIA GeForce is known to be a very powerful graphics processor where it is capable of creating fine details and adds realism to the game. By integrating the state-of-the-art graphics technology from NVIDIA and SCEI, you can expect high quality graphics combined with a powerful central processing unit.
Not only that, PlayStation 3 is also equipped with an upgradeable hard drive. With a hard drive, you can use this to save your games and also store your music or movies. In the basic configuration, you will be provided with a 20GB hard drive. However, with the premium configuration, your PlayStation 3 will be equipped with a 60GB hard drive. With this memory space, you can effectively save your games without worrying about running out of disk space.
Sony PlayStation 3 has also integrated the latest technology in disc media. The Blu-ray disc drive is one of the most advanced disc media technology available today. With the Blu-ray disc capability of storing 5 times more data than your regular DVD, game developers will be able to provide you with higher quality games.
Blu-ray disc drive is able to support DVDs, CDs, and SACDs. Because of this, you will be able to play your DVD movies and audio CDs in your PlayStation 3 gaming console.
PlayStation 3 gaming console will also have the backwards compatibility feature that will enable you to play your old PlayStation and PlayStation 2 games. This means that your investment with these games will not be wasted as you can still play with them with the PlayStation 3.
There are a lot more features that you can take advantage of in PlayStation 3, such as online capabilities with a built-in Wi-Fi technology.
As you can see, the specifications itself can explain why PlayStation 3 is highly anticipated by a lot of people in the world today. So, if you want to have your own PlayStation 3, you better preorder now.
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