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So would you agree or disagree with the statement that "The complete PS4 architecture was designed by SONY?" I am not downplaying Sony's presence in the console industry, I just believe that the statement that sony designed the whole ps4 architecture is misleading. I may be wrong in this, but it was my understanding the biggest difference between the consoles and pcs were the software that it runs. I do know that the cell differs from a traditioonal cpu a bit though.
Ok. PS4 architecture was designed by Sony, but the APU and GDDR5 was designed by AMD with obvious Sony input. I might be not 100% right, but that seems close to the truth (maybe it has a chipset by AMD too).
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Ok, so what would you say was designed by Sony if the hardware going into the Ps4 was designed by Amd? Cuz, to me it just seems like the plastic box it goes in is what is left and the Os.
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Ok. PS4 architecture was designed by Sony, but the APU and GDDR5 was designed by AMD with obvious Sony input. I might be not 100% right, but that seems close to the truth (maybe it has a chipset by AMD too).

That would be samsung or qualcomm with the vram.
Input was from sony game devs so they wouldn't have a massively under-powered system like gen. Their influence probably made it all the more appealing to go x86.

Samsung designs a phone, uses a qualcomm chip
Sony designs a game console, uses AMD chips.

"PS4 architecture", I think you mean PS4 "plaform".
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Ok, so what would you say was designed by Sony if the hardware going into the Ps4 was designed by Amd? Cuz, to me it just seems like the plastic box it goes in is what is left and the Os.

Sony does the job of determining the specifications, so the manufacturers can build the parts for it. Then they build the motherboard using the components that have been designed for them.

Everyone does the same. With the exception of Nintendo, who to my knowledge, designs the SoCs in house together with a team from each manufacturer.
   
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Physx will still exist. Amd will have there own version of it. Just as they invented their AMHD3D.
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