Microsoft is planning on using dual PowerPCs in their next Xbox.
In its next version of the Xbox, Microsoft plans to shift from using Pentium chips from Intel to a PowerPC microprocessor from I.B.M. The chip will have two PowerPC processor cores, but it will not be as radically new as the I.B.M. Cell design [the new chip that this article is about -- ed.] that Sony plans to use, said one executive who is familiar with the Microsoft project.Posted by Ted Stevko at February 7, 2005 10:22 AM | TrackBack