Go Back   United Bimmer Community - BMW Forum > UnitedBimmer- Off Topic > United Off Topic  **FOR MEMBERS ONLY** > Geek Chat
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Advertise With Us Mark Forums Read

Geek Chat Ask computer questions or just engage in general geek talk on here

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-16-2005, 01:34 AM   #1
komodo
 
komodo's Avatar

Name: komodo
Title: Administrator
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Athens, GA
Rate My Car: 68 / 340
Your Ride: 1995 M3
XBox 360 Specs

2 types of Xbox Live:
Xbox Live Silver (no subscription required)
Xbox Live Gold (subscription benefits)

Features for Gold service
* Also for Silver
# Also for Offline

- Seamless transition to Xbox Live account from Xbox to Xbox 360
- Access to MMOs (additional fees may apply) *
- Free Xbox Live weekends *
- Multiplayer online gameplay
- Avatar for gamer profile * #
- Motto for gamer profile * #
- Personalized look for Xbox System Guide * #
- Offline achievments * #
- Online achievements *
- Access to other players' Gamer cards via Live *
- Cumulative gamer score * #
- Location/language profile * #
- Reputation *
- Enahnced matchmaking using above
- Skill level matchmaking
- Gameplay style profile (casual, competitive, etc.)
- Recent players list *
- Free and premium download game content *
- Free and premium downloadable movies, music, tv *
- Downloadable demos/trailers *
- Microtransactions *
- Custom playlist in every game * #
- Play music from portable devices * #
- View images from digital camera * #
- Strem media from Windows XP * #
- Interactive screen savers * #
- Track info for CDs * #
- Communication with voice, video or text *

360 Hardware:
1. Support for DVD-video, DVD-Rom, DVD-R/RW, CD-DA, CD-Rom, CD-R, CD-RW, WMA CD, MP3 cd, JPEG photo CD
2. All games supported at 16:9, 720p and 1080i, anti-aliasing
3. Customizable face plates to change appearance
4. 3 USB 2.0 ports
5. Support for 4 wireless controllers
6. Detachable 20GB drive
7. Wi-Fi ready

Custom IBM PowerPC-based CPU
- 3 symmetrical cores at 3.2 GHz each
- 2 hardware threads per core
- 1 VMX-128 vector unit per core
- 1 MB L2 cache

CPU Game Math Performance
- 9 billion dots per second

Custom ATI Graphics Processor
- 500 MNz
- 10 MB embedded DRAM
- 48-way parallel floating-point shader pipelines
- unified shader architecture

Memory
-512 MB GDDR3 RAM
- 700 MNz DDR

Memory Bandwidth
- 22.4 GB/s memory interface bus bandwidth
- 256 GB/s memory bandwidth to EDRAM
- 21.6 GB/s frontside bus

Audio
- Mulitchannel surround sond output
- Supports 48khz 16-bit audio
- 320 independent decompression channels
- 32 bit processing
- 256+ audio channels



Performance Benchmarks -
Unit 1 - 115 gflop
Unit 2 - 1,466 gflop

RAM -
Unit 1 - 64mb
Unit 2 - 512mb

Processor -
Unit 1 - 233 mhz
Unit 2 - 500 mhz

RAM Pipe -
Unit 1 - 6.5 g/ps
Unit 2 - 22.5 g/ps

Fill Rates -
Unit 1 - 3.7 g/ps
Unit 2 - 16.2 g/ps
__________________

  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 01:38 AM   #2
donald1476

Name: donald1476
Title: President
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: petaluma, ca.
Rate My Car: 109 / 340
whats the release date?
__________________


  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 01:43 AM   #3
komodo
 
komodo's Avatar

Name: komodo
Title: Administrator
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Athens, GA
Rate My Car: 68 / 340
Your Ride: 1995 M3
No official release date has been set yet.
__________________

  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 01:47 AM   #4
Addicted?

Name: Addicted?
Title: 350z
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Bellingham, WA
User not setup in Rate My Car.
Click here to set it up.
Your Ride: 2003 350z Track Edition
they are thinking near november though

David
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 01:51 AM   #5
komodo
 
komodo's Avatar

Name: komodo
Title: Administrator
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Athens, GA
Rate My Car: 68 / 340
Your Ride: 1995 M3
Quote:
Originally Posted by 95bmwpwer
they are thinking near november though

David
Yep, just in time for christmas.
__________________

  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 07:15 PM   #6
DEATH2000
 
DEATH2000's Avatar

Name: DEATH2000
Title: Moderator
Status: Offline
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Rate My Car: 111 / 340
Your Ride: 1998 E36 328i sedan
im already getting my parents to start saving up for it, lol
__________________


VIEW MY E36 BLOG HERE

New to United Bimmer? Check out our Introductions and Greetings Section and introduce yourself today!

E36 Bentley Manual PDF download avilable HERE
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 07:24 PM   #7
bmw4life

Name: bmw4life
Title: Addicted BMW Freak
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Hickory, NC
Rate My Car: 112 / 340
I wonder how much it is going to cost?
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 07:26 PM   #8
craig
 
craig's Avatar

Name: craig
Title: Sitting in Time out
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: tribune kansas
User not setup in Rate My Car.
Click here to set it up.
Quote:
Originally Posted by bmw4life
I wonder how much it is going to cost?
probably around 3,000. lol (or more )
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 07:47 PM   #9
DEATH2000
 
DEATH2000's Avatar

Name: DEATH2000
Title: Moderator
Status: Offline
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Rate My Car: 111 / 340
Your Ride: 1998 E36 328i sedan
Quote:
Originally Posted by shpuz
probably around 3,000. lol (or more )
try 300ish US, like $400 canadian
__________________


VIEW MY E36 BLOG HERE

New to United Bimmer? Check out our Introductions and Greetings Section and introduce yourself today!

E36 Bentley Manual PDF download avilable HERE
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 07:49 PM   #10
craig
 
craig's Avatar

Name: craig
Title: Sitting in Time out
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: tribune kansas
User not setup in Rate My Car.
Click here to set it up.
Quote:
Originally Posted by DEATH2000
try 300ish US, like $400 canadian
yah i know...i was just playin
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 07:54 PM   #11
DEATH2000
 
DEATH2000's Avatar

Name: DEATH2000
Title: Moderator
Status: Offline
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Rate My Car: 111 / 340
Your Ride: 1998 E36 328i sedan
im just happy it comes out before the PS3. and HALO 3 may come out around this time next year
__________________


VIEW MY E36 BLOG HERE

New to United Bimmer? Check out our Introductions and Greetings Section and introduce yourself today!

E36 Bentley Manual PDF download avilable HERE
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2005, 09:23 PM   #12
komodo
 
komodo's Avatar

Name: komodo
Title: Administrator
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Athens, GA
Rate My Car: 68 / 340
Your Ride: 1995 M3
$300 would be an amazing price for that. The processor alone probably costs half of that wholesale.
__________________

  Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2005, 11:15 AM   #13
EnvyM3
 
EnvyM3's Avatar

Name: EnvyM3
Title: DSC OFF!
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Manchester, NH
User not setup in Rate My Car.
Click here to set it up.
Your Ride: 2005 545i SMG
So can you or can you not play the old XBOX games on the new 360 console? I have heard different things...
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2005, 11:24 AM   #14
ChrisWorrell

Name: ChrisWorrell
Title: Senior Member
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Alpharetta, GA
User not setup in Rate My Car.
Click here to set it up.
Your Ride: 2004 330i
It HAS to play old games, it would just be stupid if they didnt, hell just make it so it plays at the same quality as the old games, its not like its hard, hell they have enough processing power to do whatever the hell they want
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2005, 11:31 AM   #15
EnvyM3
 
EnvyM3's Avatar

Name: EnvyM3
Title: DSC OFF!
Status: Offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Manchester, NH
User not setup in Rate My Car.
Click here to set it up.
Your Ride: 2005 545i SMG
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChrisWorrell
It HAS to play old games, it would just be stupid if they didnt, hell just make it so it plays at the same quality as the old games, its not like its hard, hell they have enough processing power to do whatever the hell they want
Agreed, I wasn't sure if there were any factual statments declaring its ability to play old games.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
X-BOX 360 Assembly Line video! making and testing before you play! delmarco Video and other Multimedia 1 12-03-2005 02:23 PM
Xbox 360 projal147 United Off Topic  **FOR MEMBERS ONLY** 74 12-02-2005 05:56 PM
Microsoft Losing Lots of Money on the 360 komodo United Off Topic  **FOR MEMBERS ONLY** 29 11-29-2005 02:27 PM
Hacking the XBox 360 komodo United Off Topic  **FOR MEMBERS ONLY** 5 11-28-2005 10:13 PM
selling my xbox craig Bmw Cars For Sale/Wanted 14 08-02-2005 01:11 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:40 AM.

A vBSkinworks Design

 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © 2005-2013 UnitedBimmer.com