PlayStationing writes: "Mark Cerny, lead architect of the PlayStation 4, almost didn’t get his way when it came to getting 8GB of GDDR5 RAM into the console (it was going to be only 4GB). In fact, it came down to the very final meeting regarding the architecture of the PS4."
and a very good decision it was.
He's really smart by how he went about this
Yup I did mention this to someone but got disagreed with. Those early leaks were true. It was a very late decision that caught MS unawares.
Thanks Mark! Well played.