Gamers use PS3s to do biomedical research

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It's kind of like SETI@home, but with PS3s instead of PCs and molecules instead of aliens. In the latest volunteer scientist program, called PS3GRID, anyone who owns a Sony PlayStation3 can donate their system´s downtime...

PS3s help Folding@Home Break PetaFLOP Barrier

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PetaFLOP is such a great word. It perfectly straddles (as few other technical terms can) the borderline between scientifically impressive and downright silly simultaneously. Strictly defined as a quadrillion Floating Point Objects per Second, a...

80 percent of PS3s will be higher priced models

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The PlayStation 3 has not had the smoothest of rides to its November 2006 (March 2007 in Europe) launch date. Concerns over the availability of Blu-ray chips and rumors about Cell processor yields have been...

Early PS3s Contain Built-In PS2 Hardware?

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The first versions of the PlayStation 3 to hit shelves will offer complete backwards compatibility with PS2 and PS1 titles by including a version of the PS2 hardware in the system, according to a report...

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