Xbox 720 and / or PlayStation 4 will use GPUs AMD Graphics Core Next based
Since last year are circulating rumors that the next consoles all use AMD GPUs , rumor was partially confirmed with the release of the console Nintendo Wii U , and gained momentum with the negative comments against future consoles Nvidia , and the AMD defending them .
The rumors continue to gain strength, for it soon found out that the development kit for future consoles Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 use AMD GPUs , and almost confirming them, a couple of days in a “casual or intentional” amd revealed that at least one of the new consoles will use an AMD GPU based on the Graphics Core Next architecture, in the presentation of their new GPUs Radeon HD 8000M Series “Solar System” based on the Graphics Core Next architecture 2.
Since Graphics Core Next 2 will be offered in various configurations with 384, 640 and more shader processors, rumored to possibly one of the new consoles is based on the version with 384 or 640 shaders, and even other rumors suggest a new edition with 512 shaders designed exclusively for consoles. All in speculation for now.
Link: Radeon HD 8000M: GCN-Hinweise auf und Architektur in PS4 Xbox 720 (PC games Hardware)Tags: amd, console, games, GCN2, Graphics Core Next, HD 8000, Microsoft, Nintendo, PlayStation 4, Radeon, Sony, Wii U, Xbox 720