Saturday, May 13, 2006

Wii PPU?

Geez, I was just kidding about a nextgen console having a physics processing unit (PPU).

Now here's a rumor that Wii will have a PPU. My bet is it's just the Havok middleware ("built in physics simulation"), but Nintendo is an unpredictable one.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

its built in konani allready have dev kits and are directly working with nintendo that to me says dedicated ppu pipe/thread whatever wii want to call it on the hollywood GPU id say its a combination of hardware and software havok support plus dedicated hardware and apis taking away unnesasary work on both the cpu and gpu DESIGN BEATS BRUE FORCE AS THE CONTROLLER ALLREADY PROVES