Sony PlayStation 3 Disassembled

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Guys at DailyTech has disassembled the newly released Sony Playstation 3 to take a inner look on the console. Pictures after the break.

The PlayStation 3 is by far the most complex consoles to date, and a look at the inside reveals that the thermal design is even more complex than that of notebooks and desktops today. On the motherboard of the PlayStation 3, there are a few key elements on the motherboard that immediately attract the eye: the two most prominent being the Cell processor and RSX graphics engine.

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The Cell processor provides the processing power for the console.

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The entire Playstation 2 Emotion Engine and Graphics Synthesizer can be found on the Playstation 3 motherboard.

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The Blu-ray drive is attached to the motherboard by a proprietary ribbon cable.

[DailyTech]

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