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[Engadget] IBM puts Watson's brains in Nintendo Wii U

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IBM tells us that within the Wii U there's a 45nm custom chip with "a lot" of embedded DRAM. It's a silicon on insulator design and packs the same processor technology found in Watson, the supercomputer that bested a couple of meatbags on Jeopardy awhile back.
Source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/07/i...intendo-wii-u/
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Sensationalist title.

Oh well, an improvement is an improvement.
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facepalm @ retarded article
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maybe one of the processors from one of the computers was designed for it, but watson was made up of several servers...
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stupid article. so it uses the same processor, it's not the same derpgadget.
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The on similar component they share is the power switch.

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The on similar component they share is the power switch.

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My PC must be part of Watson too! It has a power button like Watson...
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post #8 of 8
I love Nintendo, but this article:

The title seems to try to equate processing power with processor technology.
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