HOME THEATER NETWORK
Home Theater Network
Game Consoles
Game Consoles

Console Gen V

  Sony PS3 Microsoft Xbox 360 Nintendo Wii
  PS3 Xbox 360 Wii
Supported Video Resolution 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i 480p, 480i
Sound Capabilities Dolby Digital 5.1
DTS
PCM
Stereo analog audio
Dolby Digital 5.1
DTS
Dolby Pro Logic II
PCM
Stereo analog audio
Dolby Pro Logic II
Stereo analog audio
Video Outputs HDMI (x2)
Component
S–Video
Composite
HDMI (Elite only)
VGA (RGB)
Component
S–Video
Composite
Component
S–Video
Composite
Sound Outputs HDMI (x2)
Optical
Stereo Analog Audio
HDMI (Elite only)
Optical
Stereo Analog Audio
Stereo Analog Audio
Data Interconnects USB 2.0 ports (x6)
Memory Stick
Compact Flash
SD
RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet (x3)
USB 2.0 ports (x3)
Memory Slots
RJ-45 Ethernet
USB 2.0 ports (x2)
Controller ports (x4)
Memory slots (x2)
CPU PowerPC-based Core @ 3.2GHz with 512KB L2 Cache

Seven 3.2GHz processing units with 256KB SRAM each
Three PowerPC-based @ 3.2GHz each

1MB L2 Cache
Power PC "Broadway" @ 729 MHz with 32KB L1 instruction cache, 32KB L1 data cache, and 256KB L2 cache
Video Graphics 550 MHz RSX processor

256 MB Memory @700 MHz
500 MHz Xenos processor

512MB @ 700MHz (shared with main)

ATI "Hollywood" GPU @243 MHz

3MB embedded memory and 24MD internal memory

RAM 256MB of XDR Main RAM @ 3.2GHz 512MB @ 700MHz (shared with video) 64MB GDDR3
Game Media Format Blu–ray (50 GB dual layer disc), DVD (from PS2 at 4.7 GB or 8.5GB), CD (from PS1, 650MB) DVD (4.7GB or 8.5GB)

HD–DVD with add-on only
Wii disk (4.7GB single layer, 8.5 GB dual layer)
GameCube disc (1.5 GB)
Extra Features:
  • Seven player wireless support. the controllers will employ Bluetooth 2.0 technology
  • 802.11 b/g Wi–Fi ready
  • PS2 and PS1 backwards compatible
  • 80GB, 60GB or 20GB hard drive included
  • PSP connectivity via USB and wireless connections.
  • Up to 4 wireless controllers
  • 802.11 a/b/g Wi–Fi ready
  • Networks with Microsoft Vista
  • Backwards compatible with Xbox (limited)
  • 20GB hard drive included (120GB with Elite version)
  • 12x DVD–ROM drive
  • HD–DVD add–on feature
  • 802.11 b/g Wi–Fi ready
  • Unique "nun-chuck" game controller.
  • Backwards compatible with GameCube discs
  • Connect and download N–64, Genesis, SNES, and NES games
  • 512 MB internal flash RAM
  • Price Comparison Links PS3 Console

    Games

    Accessories
    Xbox 360 Console

    Games

    Accessories
    Wii Console

    Games

    Accessories

    Go To:

    Console
    Gen I
    NES
    Nintendo Entertainment System
    vs. Sega Master System
    Sega Master System
    Console
    Gen II
    SNES
    Super Nintendo
    vs. Sega Genesis
    Sega Genesis

     

     

    Console
    Gen III
    PS1
    Sony PlayStation
    vs. N64
    Nintendo 64
    vs. Sega Saturn
    Sega Saturn
    Console
    Gen IV
    PS2
    PS2
    vs.
    Xbox
    vs. GameCube
    GameCube
    vs. Dreamcast
    Dreamcast
    Console
    Gen V
    PS3
    Sony PS3
    vs. Xbox 360
    Microsoft Xbox 360
    vs. Wii
    Nintendo Wii
    Hand
    Helds
    PSP
    Sony PSP
    vs. Nintendo DS
    Nintendo DS
    vs. Game Boy
    Game Boy


    Best Buy's Geek Squad