PS4 Technical Specifications Confirmed

The PS4 techincal specifications have been disclosed, proving that this is a console which means business: 

– X86 CPU
– Enhanced PC GPU, which will increase the long-term capabilities of the machine
– 8GB unified memory, which will increase the richness of content achievable
– Local storage HDD
– Secondary custom chip

The PS4 will allow the user to download games, even when the console is switched off. Digital titles will be playable even as being downloaded; the remainder of the game continuing to download in the background whilst you play.