Microsoft to upgrade Xbox 360 CPU
New CPU technology can reduce temperature and lower cost
Microsoft will upgrade the CPU used in its Xbox 360 games console early next year, the CPU’s manufacturer announced today.
The new CPU will be built using technology that can reduce heat and power consumption, as well as potentially increasing speed. It will also help Microsoft cut the console’s cost.
The improved Xbox 360 CPU will be manufactured using 65 nanometre technology starting in the first quarter of 2007, Chartered Semiconductor of Singapore said. The existing CPU uses 90nm technology.
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