Sony distributes its games developer kits for PlayStation 4
For several weeks it was rumored that Sony was readying new kits for game developers support future PlayStation 4, which were based on amd hardware. From Xbit Labs report that Sony has begun the distribution of these kits confirmed the rumors.
The Developer’s kit for PlayStation 4 games (codenamed Orbis) consist of a PC made by AMD apu 10 (not revealed the exact model), with eight or 16GB of DDR3 memory, 256GB hard drive (not specified if an SSD or not) and Bluray drive.
It is known that previous development kits were based on an Intel CPU AMD Radeon graphics accompanied, so knowing the close relationship between hardware and software consoles can deduce that the PlayStation 4 will be based on the x86 architecture and will be accompanied AMD Radeon graphics DirectX 11 specifications confirming the many rumors circulating about it.
PlayStation 4 will be able to run games at HP 1080P Full-resolution and stereoscopic 3D mode, so it is not clear if the gpu which will be based on an APU igp or a dedicated GPU together with a x86 CPU ( manufactured by Intel or AMD), but could also be a new APU specially designed for this console.
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