Xbox 360 CPU and GPU die photos

Posted on Thursday, Aug 25 2005 @ 09:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
With all the news coming from the IDF, I almost missed this one! TeamXbox got its hands on more information regarding the Xbox 360 processor and GPU. They have a picture showing the Xbox 360 console processor die, showing the three cores and shared 1MB L2 cache among other sections.

Here's the Xbox 360 CPU die:


They also have pictures of the CPU diagram and a photo of the Xbox 360 GPU die.
This new picture also reveals, for the first time, the transistor count for each part of the two-die design. The parent die has a total of 232 million transistors while the daughter die has 100 million, making the whole package a 330+ million transistor design. In comparison, an AMD Athlon 64 processor has approximately 205 M transistors while the
Read on at TeamXbox


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