y not intergrated cpu/gpu/sound on one chip?

arnold873

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it would be for bottom feeder computers
it would decrease the parts count and make for a inexpensive computer, for more advanced computers it would allow you to add video/ sound cards
and increase performance because the cpu/gpu/spu
would pre-render part of the image/sound


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Cyrix tried it with the Media GX, it was such a horrible product it was generally shunned by the market.

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actually, it wasn't that much of a failure; its desktop performance was perhaps too poor, but made it a great platform for the embedded market. In fact, if I'm not mistaken, its still being sold for these markets.

To the original poster: such cpu's exist, just look at AMD's Alchemy line, but they are not targetted at the PC desktop market, rather for embedded/mobile/industrial/automotive..

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