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Sephiroth_VII
03-31-2006, 11:41 PM
Today, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO, Ken Kutaragi, announced that the PS3's Cell will feature the long-wanted 8th SPE. Kutaragi stated that the only reason that Sony had locked the Cell at 7 SPE's, was because of the attempted spring launch, which made it unrealistic to implement all 8 SPE's. With that out of the way, Kutaragi plans to unleash the Cell's full power. IGN commented on this as a possibility last month, due to IBM reporting very high yield-rates on the Cell, which we speculated could lead to this. Watch this space for more info as it comes.
Via IGN (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/Sephiroth_VII/NyBitmapbillede2.jpg)
:djparty: :djparty:

Handycrap101
03-31-2006, 11:42 PM
Regardless on what kind of news this is... for the next 24 hours I won't believe anything because it's April 1st.

Even if this is something that shouldn't be joked about I won't beleive it untill April 2nd. If it is true then what could it mean for the PS3's capabilities?

venomv
03-31-2006, 11:43 PM
OK, That ROCKS! They took away the 7th SPE, well that kinda sucks. Wait......we gonna add the 8th, so you get what you had before minus having to waste processing power for the OS. Handy is right though, it could be an April Fool's joke.

Schmeh
03-31-2006, 11:43 PM
The link is already down, so don't believe this one.

Sephiroth_VII
03-31-2006, 11:50 PM
Oops, spelling mistake in the link. Working now?

Luis
03-31-2006, 11:50 PM
April Fools, slides from GDC saying that 6 SPEs are available for games while the 7th is reserved for the OS...

Nice try.

cliffbo
03-31-2006, 11:57 PM
nice one better than my effort :)

venomv
03-31-2006, 11:58 PM
lol, had me hoping.

Sephiroth_VII
04-01-2006, 12:00 AM
Thanks Cliffbo. To bad you posted first. If not, I think I would've been able to hold out a bit longer.

BTW: The link works now.

Garfunkel
04-01-2006, 12:03 AM
I hate April fools day :cry

RavenFox
04-01-2006, 12:04 AM
lol

Coded-Dude
04-01-2006, 12:05 AM
boy am I glad I won't be on here tomorrow, its not even Arpil and you guys can't even control yourselves

RzrWire
04-01-2006, 12:25 AM
8 SPEs huh?


Sony just announced that in-light of this recent developement they are now going to trash the roughly 6 million PS3 units they have for the FY ending in 2006. Turns out Sony can't turn on the 8th SPE once the console is finished which means Sony is back to square one!

Source: The inner realms of my ass (and your mom)

Junox50
04-01-2006, 12:26 AM
I hate April fools day :cry

Your not alone.

cliffbo
04-01-2006, 12:27 AM
JAG its good to see someone has a sense of humour :), very funny. only joking: april fool

Insane Metal
04-01-2006, 12:30 AM
Dick ! :laugh:

Sephiroth_VII
04-01-2006, 12:35 AM
Hey, don't call me that! It's rude, lol.

cliffbo
04-01-2006, 12:37 AM
hope you didn't get me wrong seph, just thought that jags response wasn't in the spirit of things.

RzrWire
04-01-2006, 12:38 AM
Check ! Got one of those.

RzrWire
04-01-2006, 12:40 AM
hope you didn't get me wrong seph, just thought that jags response wasn't in the spirit of things.

??? I guess I just have a unique sense of humor

BillCosby
04-01-2006, 01:07 AM
I am now vowing not to get on the internet tommorrow because of dick holes like you sephiroth.

cliffbo
04-01-2006, 01:10 AM
I am now vowing not to get on the internet tommorrow because of dick holes like you sephiroth.

its funny when your heart makes that momentary leap of faith and then sinks to your boots when you see the truth. we can only do this til twelve anyway.

chrismt
04-01-2006, 01:26 AM
I'm gonna laugh if you have to EAT THOSE WORDS!!!!! /hope

Sephiroth_VII
04-01-2006, 02:02 AM
It was 01:00 over here when I posted this thread. So, atleast for me, it was april 1. And would you please stop the shitty comments billcosby? It's the only day of the year where we're allowed to joke, so live with it!

cliffbo
04-01-2006, 02:03 AM
It was 01:00 over here when I posted this thread. So, atleast for me, it was april 1. And would you please stop the shitty comments billcosby? It's the only day of the year where we're allowed to joke, so live with it!

here here good fellow.

stanDarsh
04-01-2006, 02:13 AM
Nice one Seph! I had a funny feeling this was a joke, when I first laid eyes on this thread. Pretty good though, I was gonna make a thread about PS3 being cancelled, but I decided against it at the last minute.

Junox50
04-01-2006, 03:08 AM
Another reason why I dislike April Fools day.

(No offense to you, Sephiroth_VII)