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Xbox 360 $500 cheaper to make than PS3

A report from research firm iSuppli says the PlayStation 3 costs Sony $500 more than it costs Microsoft to construct Xbox 360 consoles. Moreover, the report suggests Xbox 360s are becoming cheaper for the company to make. The report breaks down component costs like motherboard, CPU, graphics processor and chipset, which all together cost Sony $352, versus $204 for the Xbox. The report also suggests, however, that prices for manufacturing the PS3, which currently costs Sony $840 per console, may come down thanks to increased capacity to produce the temperamental blue laser diodes that have been causing headaches at Sony

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May 8, 2007 - Posted by | Mobile news

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