CPU: STI Cell PowerPC @ 3.2 GHz (dual-thread PPE + 8 SPEs)
GFX: RSX “Reality Synthesyzer” (Nvidia G70) @ 550 MHz
SND: Handled in the CPU
MEM: 256 MB System / 256 MB Video
RES: 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p
OS: CellOS v4.65 (UI: Xross Media Bar or XMB)
The Cell is composed of one dual-thread PPE (Power Processor Element) and 8 other SPEs (Synergistic Processing Element).
The PPE controls all the SPEs which then handle all the workload.
The OS is a branch of FreeBSD.