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Playstation 3 Specifications Revised July 13, 2008

Posted by Admin in Hardware.

Playstation 3 Spec’s:

Product Name: PlayStation 3 CECHA01 60GB Unit


Main CPU:

Cell ProcessorPowerPC-base Core @3.2GHz
1 VMX vector unit per core
512KB L2 cache
7 x SPE @3.2GHz
7 x 128b 128 SIMD GPRs
7 x 256KB SRAM for SPE
* 1 of 8 SPEs reserved for redundancy
Total floating point performance: 218 GFLOPS
GPU: RSX @550MHz1.8 TFLOPS floating point performance
Full HD (up to 1080p) x 1
Multi-way programmable parallel floating point shader pipelines

Legacy Processors for Backwards Compatibility Include: Graphics Synthesizer + Emotion Engine


Dolby 5.1ch, DTS, LPCM, Dolby® TrueHD, Bitsream. (Cell-based processing) Supportive up to 7.1 Channels of Surround Sound, HDMI connectivity required.

The future of surround sound arrives with Blu-ray Disc technology. With the Playstation 3, you can enjoy incredible new audio codecs from both Dolby Laboratories and Digital Theater Systems (DTS). * dts®-HD MA Bitstream out over HDMI™ is supported, The Playstation 3 can either provide the audio codecs externally or decode it internally.

(* Requires firmware 2.36 or Higher for DTS playback on DVD-Video and Blu-ray Disc media, DTS-ES and DTS 96/24 for DVD-Video and DTS-ES Matrix.)


256MB XDR Main RAM @3.2GHz
256MB GDDR3 VRAM @700MHz
System Bandwidth:Main RAM — 25.6GB/s
VRAM — 22.4GB/s
RSX — 20GB/s (write) + 15GB/s (read)
SB — 2.5GB/s (write) + 2.5GB/s (read)
System Floating Point Performance:2 TFLOPS


Segate 5400.2 RPM Sata I Drv Model ST96812AS.

Detachable 2.5″ HDD slot x 1
I/OUSB Front x 4, Rear x 2 (USB2.0)
Memory Stick standard/Duo, PRO x 1
SD standard/mini x 1
CompactFlash (Type I, II) x 1


Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) x 1
Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
Controller:Bluetooth (up to 7)
USB 2.0 (wired)
PSP Interoperability Supported over (Wireless Network)
Network (IP Based) + VOIP Communications Supported

Video Supported :

480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
HDMI: HDMI out x 1
Analog: AV MULTI OUT x 1
Digital audio: DIGITAL OUT (Fiber Optic) x 1

Blu-Ray Profile: 2.0 Compliant

Full HD 1080/60p and 24p True Cinema Video Output:
Most of all Hollywood movies are shot at 24 frames per second, and Blu-ray Disc movies are mastered at 24 frame per second, so it is only fitting that the Sony Playstation 3 can output your films at 1080/24p for a true film-like experience at home. Of course, The Sony Playstation 3 can also output at 1080/60p for more traditional HDTV sets on the market. Either way Sony has you covered for the best picture possible in Full 1080p.

Video Codec Format : MPEG2/MPEG4-AVC/VC-1/Divx Certified
Blu-ray Disc technology is compatible with many different types of video codec for recording your favorite films onto the disc. So regardless of the High Definition recording process used by the studio making the movie, Sony’s Blu-ray Disc Players are ready for them all, in glorious Full 1080p HD.

BD/DVD/CD playback4 and AVC-HD with x.v.Color output
Play back all your favorite Blu-ray Disc Movies, DVD’s, Audio CD’s, and AVC-HD (delivers digital picture and sound quality comparable to that of High Definition, but on a DVD)

Supported Disc Media:CD PlayStation CD-ROM, PlayStation 2 CD-ROM, CD-DA, CD-DA (ROM), CD-R, CD-RW, SACD, SACD Hybrid (CD layer), SACD HD, DualDisc, DualDisc (audio), DualDisc (DVD side) DVD: PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM, PlayStation 3 DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, AVCHD.
Blu-ray Disc: PlayStation 3 BD-ROM, BD-Video, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE.



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