Wii U's cpu may not be exactly a Broadway with 3 cores.

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3 years ago#1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4Po_hUEyVw&t=7m40s


PowerPC 476 shares all of the characteristics of the Broadway and shares a lot of characteristics of the Power7.
This fits in with IBM saying it shares some of the same tech as the Power7.
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3 years ago#2
Bump.
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3 years ago#3
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/28399.wss

That does sound like a perfect candidate to base the Wii U CPU off of.
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3 years ago#4
PENDRAG0ON posted...
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/28399.wss

That does sound like a perfect candidate to base the Wii U CPU off of.


Yeah, makes for easy backwards compatibility since it has all of the characteristics of the Broadway, plus a lot of characteristics of the Power7.
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3 years ago#5
So this would mean that the CPU is much stronger than the trolls on the board are making it out to be, right?
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3 years ago#6
Fierce_Deity777 posted...
So this would mean that the CPU is much stronger than the trolls on the board are making it out to be, right?


Exactly.
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3 years ago#7
At the very least, it's almost as powerful as the 360's and PS3's CPU when used in the same way. Dunno if they might be able to draw out more power of the CPU by using it how it should be used.
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3 years ago#8
why does this guy say its 476

while the leak from the wii hacker Marcel guy says its a powerpc 750?
3 years ago#9
SteamedRice posted...
why does this guy say its 476

while the leak from the wii hacker Marcel guy says its a powerpc 750?


I linked this already.

It's a powerPC 750 based.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=501905

It may some similar aspect to the broadway from the Wii. But it's modded beyond that.
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3 years ago#10
At the very least, it's almost as powerful as the 360's and PS3's CPU when used in the same way. Dunno if they might be able to draw out more power of the CPU by using it how it should be used.

No way you're getting the same power as a Cell, that's for sure. That thing's ridiculous to the point that you can link several PS3s together and form a mini super-computer by having them do parallel processing.

That's not to say the CPU is bad, it likely isn't.
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