Video Cards Featuring SpursEngine (Cell Processor) Coming Soon

We've already seen the SpursEngine teased in laptops, but Toshiba is becoming vocal about bringing the SpursEngine—the same technology found in the PlayStation 3 Cell processor—to standalone video cards in 4-core configuration. The first will come from Leadtek later this month for $286, a 128MB card that can fit into… »10/01/08 3:00pm10/01/08 3:00pm

Cell Processors to Go 45nm in '09; Smaller, Cheaper PS3s Likely to Follow

Sony and Toshiba announced that they had successfully shrunk the 65nm cell down to 45nm earlier this year »9/22/08 8:30am9/22/08 8:30am, and now thanks to Japan's Nikkan Kogyo, we now have a date for mass production: 2009. At a 40% reduction in power consumption, the shrunken Cell will generate less heat, which would help the PS3 to lose some of…

Toshiba's Regza ZF HDTVs Do Their Own Cell-Processor Upscaling

Toshiba's new Regza ZF HDTVs don't upscale your DVDs to HD resolution with any old chipset or engine: they do it with a Cell-processor based system. Bonkers! It's the first TV to upscale with a Cell, and according to »8/28/08 7:46am8/28/08 7:46am its European executive vice president, Toshiba's future "does not involve Blu-ray disc" but will use…

Toshiba Qosmio G55 is First Laptop With Cell Processor Aboard

Toshiba's Qosmio G55 has popped up on Giz over the last couple of months, talking about its advanced gesture controls which rely on its use of the PS3's Cell processor tech, and now it's official. Toshiba's calling it the "world's first laptop with cell processor tech inside," and concentrates on four functions it… »7/15/08 4:24am7/15/08 4:24am