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    Cell CPU Reference Motherboard for Open Source OS


    http://www.eetimes.com/news/latest/t...leID=163106213

    "The three developers of the Cell processor are preparing to release full chip specifications and software libraries in an effort to rally the open-source community around the device that powers the Sony Playstation 3"

    "A representative of Toshiba Corp., the development partner most likely to pursue the merchant market with Cell-based designs, said the company will release hardware reference designs and a software development platform for Cell."

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    this certainly will be interesting. I cant wait till i get a cell chip and use it as my day to day computer.

    oh and one more thing, i cant wait for the day when a sony dvd player can kick a chess champion in a tournament (cell has close enough processing power as deep blue)

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