Nintendo's New System Unveiled
Nintendo has finally revealed their next system, tentatively titled Project Dolphin. Nintendo's next system will be DVD based, and it will be a joint project between Nintendo and IBM. Here are the specs:
Nintendo "Dolphin" System Summary CPU:
-IBM Gekko Processor (an Extension of the IBM Power PC Architecture)
-400 MHz Clock Speed
-Semiconductor Process 0.18 micron Copper Technology
-Custom Chip Designed by ArtX, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA.
-200 MHz Clock Speed
-Semiconductor Process 0.18 micron Embedded DRAM Technology
-High Speed DRAM Technology
-Memory Bandwidth -- 3.2 GB / second
-Matsushita Unique DVD Technology
-Enhanced Counterfeit Protection
Sounds extremely promising. Let's hope that there are some RPGs for this one.
Source: Gaming Age
May 13th, 1999