360 to get smaller, cooler processor?

According to VNUnet, Microsoft will kick off 2007 by upgrading the Xbox 360's smoking hot processor with a more efficient, cooler-running and thus more reliable 65nm chip. The new processors will be manufactured by Chartered Semiconductor.

As for the early adopters currently toasting marshmellows over their old-fashioned 90nm models, put some ice on it.

[Thanks AoE]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.