While Sega demanded exclusive rights to Silicon Graphics' new chip, Nintendo was willing to license the chip on a non-exclusive basis, which better sealed the deal for SGI. Michael Slater, publisher of Microprocessor Report said, "The mere fact of a business relationship there is significant because of Nintendo's phenomenal ability to drive volume. If it works at all, it could bring MIPS to levels of volume SGI never dreamed of".
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