45nm Cell Processor Due Next Year - Cheaper PS3s On The Way?

In 2009, Sony and Toshiba are to begin mass production of the 45nm version of the Cell processor used in the PlayStation 3, reports Gizmodo. The smaller processor uses around 40% less power than the current 65nm chip and generates proportionally less heat. It also costs substantially less to manufacture. It would be… » 9/22/08 4:20pm 9/22/08 4:20pm