Originally from E3 2005 (Posted to VGO on May 16th, 2005)
 

 

 

Very first publicly shown pictures of the Sony PlayStation 3.
Prices 20GB @ $499.99 / 60GB @ $599.99 USD


 

 



Using Blu-Ray 50GB disc media in protective cassettes

 

 

 
 

Official PlayStation 3 Specs

CPU 
Cell Processor PowerPC-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 @550MHz 1.8 TFLOPS floating point performance
Full HD (up to 1080p) x 2 channels
Multi-way programmable parallel floating point shader pipelines
Sound
Dolby 5.1ch, DTS, LPCM, etc. (Cell- base processing) 
Memory 
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
Storage 
Detachable 2.5" HDD slot x 1
I/O
USB 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 
Communication 
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) x 3 (input x 1 + output x 2) 
Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR) 
Controller 
Bluetooth (up to 7) 
USB 2.0 (wired) 
Wi-Fi (PSP) 
Network (over IP) 
AV Output 
Screen size: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
HDMI: HDMI out x 2
Analog: AV MULTI OUT x 1
Digital audio: DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) x 1
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 side), DualDisc (DVD side) 
DVD: PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM, PlayStation 3 DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
Blu-ray Disc: PlayStation 3 BD-ROM, BD-Video, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE

 

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