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are these the ps3 alpha kits

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http://media.ps3.ign.com/articles/635/635630/imgs_1.html this is the set of slide from ps meeting about ps3 evaluation tools. is this the same thing as the dev kits ( b the way which one is alpha. someone explain. the 360 seems to have more clear cut dev kit design. g5 @ e3. now they are at beta kits  using 360 hardware @ 90%~ and final hardware will be out l8ter.  PLEASE GOT TO THE LINK DO U KNOW WUT IM SAYING
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Re: are these the ps3 alpha kits

Jul 24, 2005
come on reply ...,
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Jul 24, 2005
The slide marked as December 2005 likely shows the actual finalized,development kit.  The other slides likely represent either alpha,or beta versions, it's a sliding definition and it really depends on,Sony's internal definitions in the development cycle.
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Jul 24, 2005
The article states this one is the Final Devkit.




with the December Reference Tool being the final kit that everyone wants to get their hands on as soon as possible
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Jul 24, 2005
hmmmmmmm it has a hdd ( the others dont whcih means they dont nessasarily need it for dev.) ALSO DO U THINK THEY UPGRADED THE GRFX CHIP BETWEEN THE ~SPRING AND THE SPRING~ ONE CUZ THE ONYL DIFFRENCE BETWEEN THOSE 2 I C IS 2X MEMORY IN THE SPRING~,
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Jul 24, 2005
ALSO ACORDUG TO PSM,  DEVS SAID THAT SONY WOULD ANNOUNCE SOME IMOPROVMENTS TO SPEC ( INCLUDING BETTER MEMORY / BANDWIDWIDTH AND OTHER THINGS THAT MAKE DEVS EXCITED),
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Jul 24, 2005
 1 I DIDNT KNOW A REFRENCE TOOL WAS A DEV KIT. 2 IS SONY GANA HAVE TO RESHIP DEV KITS TO DEVELOPERS THAT ALREADY HAVE THEM WHN THE FINAL HARDWARE IS OUT???,
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Jul 24, 2005

OH AND 1 MORE THING DIDNT MARK rEIN ( HEAD OF EPIC) SAYS VTHE CURRENT PS3 DEV KIT

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HE HAD  WAS USING A RSX THAT WASNT AS POWERFULL AS THE FINAL ONE BUT WAS ALREADY

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 2X AS POWERFULL AS 2 G6800 IN SLI?? ( I  ASK BECAUSE ON THE SONY PLAN THEY DONT HAVE

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AN RSX IN THE DEV ITS UNTIL DECEMBER. IT SAYS THE 1ST TWO ITERATIONS HAVE SOME

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SORT OF GFORCE ( MABY THE SPRING ~ GFORCE MIMICS..

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 THE RSX BUT WITH ALOT  LESS POWER?? OR EPIC GOT A MORE FINAL VERSION???

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Re: are these the ps3 alpha kits

Jul 25, 2005
idk.
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Jul 25, 2005
Dont ask 50 questions at the same time, and IDK (TO ALL OF THEM!!!!)
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