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New Xbox 360 Chipset This Summer?

New Xbox 360 Chipset This Summer?

Chip rumour time! Word is that Microsoft is moblising IBM and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co to roll out the rumoured Jasper chipset for the Xbox 360. Compared to the current Falcon chip, Jasper uses less noise and simpler cooling systems. Not confirmed, but the chip apparently drops in August, the…

Xbox 360 Falcon Chips Are Coming This Year

Xbox 360 Falcon Chips Are Coming This Year

It’s coming. Obviously. Later this year, Xbox 360s outfitted with 65-nm chips should be hitting store shelves according to The Xbox 360 Uncloaked author Dean Takahashi. Dubbed “Falcon,” these chips are smaller than the current 90-nm processors and should use less energy. And that *should* lead to fewer Red Rings…