TOKYO NEC Electronics Corp. said Microsoft Corp. has adopted its embedded DRAM for the next generation XBox, the U.S. company's game console, to be announced at E3 in Los Angeles next month.
The embedded DRAM will be used as a key piece of the graphics subsystem of the game console. The device will be fabricated on NEC's most advanced process, according to a company spokeswoman. She declined to detail the device.
The production of the eDRAM graphics chip has started at NEC Electronics' 300-mm wafer fabrication facility, which is equipped with 90-nm process technologies named UX6.