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Representatives from Microsoft have confirmed that IBM will be creating various chips for the next generation Xbox console. The first Xbox console uses Intel technology b...

David Jenkins

November 3, 2003

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Representatives from Microsoft have confirmed that IBM will be creating various chips for the next generation Xbox console. The first Xbox console uses Intel technology but the switch for the next machine is thought to be due to the lower power consumption and running temperature of IBM’s PowerPC chips. IBM also produces chips for the GameCube and the forthcoming PlayStation 3.

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David Jenkins ([email protected]) is a freelance writer and journalist working in the UK. As well as being a regular news contributor to Gamasutra.com, he also writes for newsstand magazines Cube, Games TM and Edge, in addition to working for companies including BBC Worldwide, Disney, Amazon and Telewest.

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