Could this be the next Xbox processor?

The next-generation hype-machine is gathering pace, and speculation on the new consoles’ specs is hotting up. Last week there was a rumour that the next Xbox will have a graphics chip based on the Radeon HD6670.

That’s a card we’ve heard of here at JGG, because it can function as part of a virtual two-card setup up with the JGG PC’s processor, an AMD 3850. Imagine our surprise when we took a closer look at the processor box and noticed its part number:


Is that a co-incidence? NGXBOX? Sounds awfully like a hint to us. Running the 3850 with a 6670 can give a significant performance boost, according to various online benchmarks, so it would seem to be a good choice for Microsoft.

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