You believe that Sony says now?
Fact: Cell is good for number crunching, and that's about it. If you do MADD (Multiply-Add) calculations all day long, then the Cell is what you need. Areas that would benefit from it are cancer research, SETI, etc. But then, they would be better off getting two Quadro FX 5600 in SLI and using NVIDIA's CUDA stream processing capabilities. They are so much more powerful.