Jan 8 2003, 02:52 AM
Was just wondering if was possible to change the bios of a pc motherboard and make the pc basically an xbox?
There would have to be major overhal done to the bios for sure.
Anyway to combine the xbox bios to exsisting pc bios?
Jan 8 2003, 06:40 AM
Short answer: no.
An xbox isnt a PC. Many people just assume it is, but it really isnt. It uses many of the same and similar components, but in a much different way.
Basically there are just too many huge differences. They'd only really be dealt with through some software emulation, which I believe will be a reality one day, but only after a lot of fancy code is written.
For one, the memory architecture is shared - the GPU and CPU basically share an overlapping address space, very very different from the AGP/PCI bus used in the PC world to move data.