Closed Processors in Console Tags: Console Gaming Quad Consoles Processors Video Games Last response: January 27, 2011 8:18 AM in Video Games Share asheesh1_2000 January 19, 2011 3:51:52 PM I wonder what processors are being used by Consoles and are they also tri, quad and hexa just like for PC? More about : processors console Hawkeye22 January 19, 2011 4:36:42 PM This chart shows the console specs. The PS3's cell processor is pretty unique. You can read up on it by googling "IBM cell processor". http://www.pcvsconsole.com/features/consoles/ Score 0 asheesh1_2000 January 20, 2011 2:50:12 AM thanks, I see that PS3 is having just single core. PS3 (2006) Cell 3.2GHz 1 Main Core 512KB L2 7 Auxiliary SIMD Units 1.75MB Local Memory 217.6 GFLOPS 25.6 GB/s Memory I wonder how does it manage to run modern games such as GTA IV which need quad minimum ? Score 0 Related resources P4P800-E, "Promise SATA console SCSI processor" - Forum Hey console vs gaming pc? 1000 dollar budget!!! EXTREMELY URGENT - Forum Console or PC - Forum Slim Console Looking PC Case - Forum Should i switch from Console to PC? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution Hawkeye22 January 20, 2011 10:47:26 AM It's sort of an 8 core processor. See this for a better description. http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/playstation-three1... Wikipedia also has some good info on the cell processor. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cell_%28microprocessor%29 Share asheesh1_2000 January 20, 2011 1:53:36 PM Best answer selected by asheesh1_2000. Score 0 rhsnipes January 27, 2011 6:09:39 AM More good reading here ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_pc All 3 major consoles use this variety of CPU architecture. Gamecube was the first console to implement. Score 0 Mousemonkey January 27, 2011 8:18:25 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedConsole or High-End Gaming PC (18 Aug 2014) Forum SolvedConsole Or PC Forum SolvedConsistent skill across PC and Console... Forum SolvedKeeping skill consistent across pc and console... Forum SolvedDo you think console hardware can be upgraded? Forum Solved42" TV or a Projector for Home Theatre/Console gaming? Forum SolvedBuilding my first PC as a lifelong console gamer Forum SolvedConsole or PC? Forum SolvedConsole or PC ? Forum SolvedMonitor for console gaming (Playstation 4) Forum SolvedSkip this Console Generation? Check this Build $1000-$1300 Forum SolvedRefresh Rate a Factor for Console Gaming Forum Solved120/144 Hz on a console??? Forum SolvedWhy 30 fps feels better on console? Forum SolvedGot $600-$700 Should i buy a pc or a next gen console Forum More resources Read discussions in other Video Games categories Console Gaming PC Gaming Handheld Gaming Nintendo Playstation Servers Sims World of Warcraft Xbox 360 !