wii u specification

  • Wii U Specification finally unveiled, features Three IBM Power PC Cores and more

    The Wii U specification details has finally arrived, According to development source close to Eurogamer, Wii U will be powered by CPU which features three IBM Power PC Cores, an AMD series 7 GPU and 1GB of memory available to games.

    Nintendo Wii UThe clock speed of Wii U CPU is not revealed, but reports suggest that it will be lowered than that of Xbox 360 and PS3. According to the source, 1GB of RAM will be available for the game in Wii U, this is twice than that of Xbox 360.

    The GPU is a custom AMD 7 series, supporting shader type 4 and DX10 type features, with embedded eDRAM.

    Here is what Eurogamers Source said:

    "Wii U has a powerful GPU with more oomph than the rivals – and is more modern in architecture and shader support, which may come in handy later on."

    "The CPU on the other hand is a different question. We are not limited by it but some other games might suffer from it. Still, because of the GPU, I expect most multi-platform games to look the best on Wii U, even if the difference might not be huge sometimes."

  • Wii U technical specification revealed

    Nintendo has just revelaed the first technical specification for the latest reveal new home console Wii U. Going by the details in the specification, Wii U will definitely give Sony's Playstation Vita a good run for the money.

    Wii U

    Check out the specification below:

    Size:

    • Approximately 1.8 inches tall, 6.8 inches wide and 10.5 inches long.

    New Controller:

    • The new controller incorporates a 6.2-inch, 16:9 touch screen and traditional button controls, including two analogue Circle Pads. This combination removes the traditional barriers between games, players and the TV by creating a second window into the video game world.
    • The rechargeable controller includes a Power button, Home button, +Control Pad, A/B/X/Y buttons, L/R buttons and ZL/ZR buttons. It includes a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope, rumble feature, camera, a microphone, stereo speakers, a sensor strip and a stylus.

    Other Controls:

    • Up to four Wii Remote (or Wii Remote Plus) controllers can be connected at once.
    • The new console supports all Wii controllers and input devices, including the Nunchuk controller, Classic Controller, Classic Controller Pro and Wii Balance

    Media:

    • A single self-loading media bay will play 12-centimeter proprietary high-density
    • optical discs for the new console, as well as 12-centimeter Wii optical discs.

    Video Output:

    • Supports 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i. Compatible cables include HDMI, component, S-video and composite.

    Audio Output:

    • Uses AV Multi Out connector. Six-channel PCM linear output through HDMI.

    Storage:

    • The console will have internal flash memory, as well as the option to expand its memory using either an SD memory card or an external USB hard disk drive.

    CPU:

    • IBM Power-based multi-core microprocessor.

    Other:

    • Four USB 2.0 connector slots are included. The new console is backward compatible with Wii games and Wii accessories.

    Note: Details are subject to change.