It’s finally happened: hot off the back of Xbox’s reveal comes the next-gen console from Sony, the PlayStation 5. Unveiled to the world during a Sony livestream, “The Road To PlayStation 5” event is showing off the console – and its capabilities.
The PS5 (middle row) compared to the PS4 specs (final row) [via Eurogamer/DigitalFoundry]
|CPU||8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)||8x Jaguar Cores at 1.6GHz|
|GPU||10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)||1.84 TFLOPs, 18 CUs at 800MHz|
|GPU Architecture||Custom RDNA 2||Custom GCN|
|Memory/Interface||16GB GDDR6/256-bit||8GB GDDR5/256-bit|
|Internal Storage||Custom 825GB SSD||500GB HDD|
|IO Throughput||5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)||Approx 50-100MB/s (dependent on data location on HDD)|
|Expandable Storage||NVMe SSD Slot||Replaceable internal HDD|
|External Storage||USB HDD Support||USB HDD Support|
|Optical Drive||4K UHD Blu-ray Drive||Blu-ray Drive|
(Check out the livestream here, or keep checking back here for live updates)
More to follow.
Featured Image Credit: Sony