Nvidia CEO: Game-console chips now use standard architectures

01/17/2013 | XBitLabs.com

The era of designing fully customized microprocessors for game consoles is on its way out, giving way to processor cores designed by ARM Holdings and other industry-standard architectures, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said in an interview. "You cannot make a game console such as the PlayStation 2 anymore. When it emerged, PS2 had a 100 times higher performance than the most powerful PC. I wonder whether it is possible to make something 100 times powerful than GeForce GTX 680? If possible, Nvidia will make it," he told the PC Watch website.

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