PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

Speaking at the Game Developers Conference, a trade show dedicated to the game industry, chief technical officer for Sony, Shin'ichi Okamoto said that Sony's intentions for the next generation PlayStation console aim at 1000 times the processing power of the PS2.
According to Shin'ichi Okamoto such a goal would be unrealistic based on "Moore's Law". Moore's law suggests that semiconductor power doubles, approximately, every 18 months.
"We can't wait 20 years" he said and went on to suggest that the way forward will be the use of distributed computing.

Distributed computing is the use of many networked computers in order to spread computational tasks. The particular variation of distributed computing which has Sony interested is IBM's Big Blue research in "Grid Computing". It is extremely unlikely that any details will be released any time soon but the principle would involve networked consoles sharing data and processing power.
Okamoto also said that the Linux kit released for the PS2 is the basis of much of the research that has been carried out so far.
Just to prove that Sony also plan ahead, way ahead, he added "maybe the PlayStation 6 or 7 will be based on biotechnology."

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PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

I think dat the ps3 is gonna kill the x-box2 because with the normal x-box already the graphics are pretty good but look at the controls on the thing & how many buttons are on it you would have to be Einstein to figure the controls out & look at the controls of ps,ps2 there nice and small that u can hold in ur hands. p.s.playstation3 will kik ass

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

There comment on the playstation 6 or 7 sounds abit like a certain scifi film called exestance whitch is a bio console that plugs into the spinal nerve to create a game that looks like real life.In case you may be thinking of watching the film dont it is crap.

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

Moore's law is just a rough generalization. It's been disproved so many times in these recent years.The main title is misleading though..just because it's processor is 1000x times faster (more cycles) it doesnt translate into PS3= 1000xPS2There are more things to consider like RAM , the video card etc..

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

the maxiumum resolution of a tv is 800x600, and that's NEW tvs. older ones (like 3 years old) can only do 640x480 tops. so tell me, if games are already taking maxiumum advantage of the technology, what's there left to do?!? it's going to end up like computers. roughly 1.2 gigahertz is where and increase in CPU speed becomes completely nil.for example, i've played brand-new games on 2 seperate systems. one's a 1 ghz and the other's a 2.2 ghz. identical speed. no difference at all. keep in mind they were both running GeForce 4 440s and both had 256 RAM and same cache etc. processor speed makes no difference and neither will faster video or anything else becaue THERE'S NOTHING MORE TO BE DONE! same story for consoles and computeres.the only people keeping intel and AMD alive right now are people who are still upgrading their 486s to more modern systems, as well as those jackass morons who just MUST have the latest and greatest crap you can buy. i was building up a computer for a guy, and he insists he must have a 2.2 GHZ, 512 RAM, GeForce 4 Ti, US ROBOTICS 56k modem and 120 GHZ hard drive! HOW THE HECK IS HE GOING TO FILL THAT!??! i couldv'e easily cut the price of that computer from $3200 down to $1400 (canadian) if he didn't need all the fancy bullcrap that he couldn't use in a lifetime.even if the above system will someday be outdated, i cant imagine it.even so, the point i was trying to make is that consoles can get as fast as they like but it'll make no difference at all to anything at all, especially visual quality, because of the ceiling on screen resolution. computers are the only way to go for games now.the decision you've gotta make is: would you like to play crazy taxi at 640x480 or 1600x1280?

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

also i wanted to mention that computers can be upgraded, while consoles cannot. 2 weeks after the Xbox was released, Nvidia released a superior gfx board intel released a superior CPU, DDR2 for memory was invented and many other things happened which essentially means that the xbox, the most powerful console, was outdated within 2 weeks.EAT THAT CONSOLE FANS!!!! ;)

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

bleh wtf why dont the tv companies make some new tvs that cna run more than 8x6shrug ps2 has some tite games like gta3 but other systems can match the graphics. personally i dont give a flyin f**k about the graphics as much as i do about THE QUALITY OF THE GAME. man if u gave me a 8bit nintendo with a rpg as long and with good of story as FFVII and id play that over the ps999 with its VR headset and everything. sony if ur listening to this u need to hire some people to help u with some of the games u make out and to expand to new game types. i need a job too (hint hint)

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

Sony please give me a job working selling playstation2, and playstation3. Please i need a job to support my kids because they fired me because i told them i don't need them anyway i got sony to give me a good job and support my kids now so they said call them i don't give a fat baby's ass. So please give me a job there.

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

I agree...whats with this shit... I hardly ever visit here anymore cause of all these f**king lame ass articals that just piss me off when I am reading. I read on megagames that bill gates was shot... yeah that was a good one. And now this, If anyone from sony actually said this it shows how lame sony is. yeah they are gunna make the 30 000 MHz processor huh? Ohhh they wont do that but you will need 30 ps3s to run some games.... ohh that is cool. Why dont you leave the computing to the big boys.

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

talk about speed.. intel have a 10Ghz cpu and trust me it not that much if a diff.. speed is not everything.. cache and other sh!t is.. megagames should be call lamegames now.. tell fake stuff online.. it use to be good.. now it suxzor

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

Now honestly, even though I do believe this possible within two years or so I don't think this will come cheap and lets also not forget that processing speed is NOT everything. In fact, in a video game system I deem it only 3rd most important on technical importance. The graphics processing speed and memory are on the top. Makes sense if you ask me.Even with all this I don't really care if PS2 will change at all in the next 5 years FOR AS LONG AS THE GAMES REMAIN GOOD. Its all in the games!

PS3 1000 Times Faster Than PS2

Thats so funny Lars.you are right on one accountDreamcast pumps PS2.I also am the proud owner of a dreamcast and i can say withOUT any hesitation that the graphical and processing ability of the Dreamcast out does the PS2 by a long way.Rock on Dreamcast.f**k PS2 and Sony

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