Now lets move to the hardware side. The CPU of the Xbox 360 will be a IBM PowerPC with 3 symmetrical cores running at 3.2GHz each, two hardware threads will run per core and the processors will have 1MB L2 cache and single VMX-128 vector unit per core.
The graphics solution comes from ATI with 10MB embedded DRAM and a core running at 500MHz. The system memory of the Xbox 360 will exist out of 512MB GDDR3 RAM running at 700MHz.
Memory BandwidthThe Xbox 360 will support DVD-video, DVD-Rom, DVD-R/RW, CD-DA, CD-Rom, CD-R, CD-RW, WMA CD, MP3 CD and JPEG photo CD. All games will support 16:9 1080i, 720p and anti-aliasing. The face plates of the Xbox 360 will be customizable and the console will have three USB 2.0 ports and support for 4 wireless controllers. The console features WiFi support and a 20GB detachable HDD will also be available.
- 22.4 GB/s memory interface bus bandwidth
- 256 GB/s memory bandwidth to EDRAM
- 21.6 GB/s frontside bus
This is just a short summary, all specifications can be read at NeoWin