PS3 Chip Goes To War

Mercury Computer will use the Cell processor developed for Sony's PlayStation 3 game console to help develop battlefield systems.

Mercury Computer Systems will help design a system for soldiers in the battlefield utilizing gaming and artificial intelligence technologies, a Mercury executive said Thursday.

The project is the latest to tout alternate uses for the Cell Broadband Engine processor, originally developed by Sony and IBM for use in the PlayStation3 console...

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TheMART6261d ago

Yup for scientific use it's great we know.

But what about the games? Sell all the PS3's to the army that'll work

bilal6261d ago

sony had spent that much time on its online network as well!

THAMMER16261d ago

Is perfect for servers and large number crunching calculations. It seems it will O.K. for a game console. The mercury cell is the chip to beat all chips for the next 10+ years. That chips out dose the PS3 cell by 3-4+ terafolps. Too bad that it not in the PS3. I wonder if the mercury cell is the one the U.S. army is using or is it the base cell that is in the PS3.

omansteveo6261d ago

Noth this again this is the same hype we heard about the super powerful emotion chip from the ps2 that apparently wa being used in nukes at that time...this crap dont believe it

Shadow Flare6261d ago

Why do they always have to use good technology for bad purposes? Sucks man

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phoenixwing3d ago

I beat them all with my fists and no hits were taken. What do you mean you don't believe me? I used a guitar hero controller!!!

qalpha3d ago

I used the Jungle Beat Bongos from my Gamecube

The_Hooligan3d ago

I just made my character look like Chuck Norris.

qalpha3d ago

All the bosses are only from Dark Souls. No Bloodborne, Sekiro, Elden Ring, or Demon Souls