A patent has shown up at the US repository of such thing$ that gives us some more clues as to the nature of the technology that Microsoft and ATI will employ with its next generation Xbox and the R520 component. The patent is for a method and apparatus for determining a processing speed of an integrated circuit.
More info at The Inquirer
Some X-box 2 specifications
Posted on Wednesday, Jan 26 2005 @ 17:40 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck