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.More info at VNU Net.
Although the launch of the Xbox 360 last November was generally hailed as a success for Microsoft, the console has been troubled by reports of overheating causing games to crash or freeze. These have come despite the unit using a pair of powerful fans, together with heat pipes, to carry heat away from the CPU core.
Microsoft to upgrade Xbox 360 with new CPU in 2007
Posted on Monday, April 24 2006 @ 0:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck