WiiGeePeeYou (Hollywood) what IS it ?

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  1. tongue_of_colicab

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    He probably forgot the T1 ram wich the wii is rumored to have 24mb off. That would make 88mb together like the rumor specs say.

    But how do they know the wii specs? if you ask me they just put in rumored specs into their article.
     
  2. Magnum PI

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    Where did you see it supports DD 5.1 ? Everything i could find point to no DD 5.1 support for Wii.

    The fact it has some form of digital audio output doesn't automatically imply it can do DD 5.1.
    It has to be supported hardware wise and i think you have to pay some royalties..
     
  3. Oblivion

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    I wasn't implying it could. I was wondering because you said:

     
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    Looking past the bullshot levels of AA, it appears to me very similar to a GC game with slightly higher poly count and texture resolution. In other words, exactly what one would expect from Wii given the still-disputed "overclocked GC" specs. The launch games with their - at times - mid-range GC level of graphics should not be representative of what Wii can do, even if we choose to believe the most pessimistic hardware estimations.
     
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    I don't know if a GC is capable of the quality of this background, however:
    http://www.jeux-france.com/images15_4_18154.html
     
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    If you've seen the movies, the fire effects do look a fair clip beyond anything we saw the GC do. They definitely have the whole "indirect texturing" look to them, so speculation about a beefed-up TEV may certainly be right on the money.
     
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    So can someone make a estimation of the die sizes for the chips:?:
     
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    not with the copper/aluminum heat spreader on you cant. Someone needs to risk some real damage and take a razor blade to it, pry it off to get a picture of the actual chip.
     
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    Aww man, I was building some excitement while watching the image count go to 15. Turns out I found nothing new by looking at the pictures... ::sad::
     
  12. ninzel

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    What about serial numbers? Can anyone get some info based off of those?

    And it looks like they weren't able to make it fanless as they had hoped. You can see the fan at the back in direct line with the aluminum heat sink.
     
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    Memory

    Can we get any information about the memory from those pictures? What is the type and quantity?
     
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    Any idea guys when we'll come to know about Wii's specs?
     
  18. ninzel

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    CPU: Broadway

    Operating speed: 729 MHz
    • Bus to main memory: 243 MHz, 64 bits (maximum bandwidth: 1.9 gigabytes/sec)
    • 32-kilobyte 8-way set-associative L1 instruction cache
    • 32-kilobyte 8-way set-associative L1 data cache (can set up 16-kilobyte data scratch pad)
    • Superscalar microprocessor with six execution units (floating-point unit, branching unit, system regis
    ter unit, load/store unit, two integer units)
    • DMA unit (15-entry DMA request queue) used by 16-kilobyte data scratch pad
    • Write-gather buffer for writing graphics command lists to the graphics chip
    • Onboard 256-kilobyte 2-way set-associative L2 integrated cache
    • Two, 32-bit integer units (IU)
    • One floating point unit (FPU) (supports single precision (32-bit) and double precision (64-bit))
    • The FPU supports paired single floating point (FP/PS)
    • The FPU supports paired single multiply add (ps_madd). Most FP/PS instructions can be issued in
    each cycle and completed in three cycles.
    • Fixed-point to floating-point conversion can be performed at the same time as FPU register load and
    store, with no loss in performance.
    • The branch unit supports static branch prediction and dynamic branch prediction.
    • When an instruction is stalled on data, the next instruction can be issued and executed. All instructions
    maintain program logic and will complete in the correct program order.
    • Supports three L2 cache fetch modes: 32-Byte, 64-Byte, and 128-Byte.
    • Supports these bus pipeline depth levels: level 2, level 3, and level 4.
    Reference Information: Broadway is upward compatible with Nintendo GameCube’s CPU (Gekko).

    GPU: Hollywood

    • 243 MHz ATI card

    Other:

    • 64 MB GDDR3 RAM (http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,2058429,00.asp)
    • 512 MB Internal Flash Memory
    • 802.11g Wi-Fi
    • Unknown amount of 1T-SRAM (24 MB?)
     
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    Source?, link?, or just a guess made up facts and random rumours?
     
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