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Toshiba tips stream processor for Cell

The SpursEngine is designed ''to take video processing in digital consumer products to new levels of realism and image quality,'' according to Toshiba (Tokyo). The prototype of SpursEngine will be unveiled at Ceatec Japan 2007 on Oct. 2.

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bluebrad19743712d ago

Even more proof that blu-ray was the reason for the Cell, instead of gaming.

Marty83703712d ago (Edited 3712d ago )

Your an idiot bluebrad1974 , Cell was designed for PS3 which happens to includes blu-ray drive. Just happens Cell is very good at streaming data off a Blu-ray disc. Which has already been used to good effect in 'Ratchet & Clank'. Too able very high quality textures too be streamed from a Blu-ray disc. Cell has loads of other uses as well as it's a very flexiable chip.

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games4fun3712d ago

you do realize ps3 games are on blu-ray discs right. So wouldn't that mean the games come out great too not just the movies lol.

AIZEN SOZUKE3712d ago

this is why ps3 is capable of movie graphics, sony uses cell to make their movies anyway, and when the time goes further ps3 games will look more and more like movies, this is why carmack and Cryteks developer make no sense, or they havent seen the ps3 demonstrations that i and many of you have seen