You all know by now that the health pandemic is causing several events to close down and it’s likely that both Microsoft and Sony had intended to unveil their next-generation consoles at an event. Now there have been online videos and posts regarding the start of next-generation console reveals. Microsoft recently took to the internet and unveiled the hardware running the Xbox Series X. Following suit is Sony by delivering fans a look at the hardware running the PlayStation 5.
This is done through a video which you can view above. But for those that want a quick recap then you can do so down below. Likewise, check out the Microsoft Xbox Series X hardware breakdown to see how the two compare.
PlayStation 5 Hardware
- CPU: 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
- GPU: 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
- GPU Architecture: Custom RDNA 2
- Memory/Interface: 16GB GDDR6/256-bit
- Memory Bandwidth: 448GB/s
- Internal Storage: Custom 825GB SSD
- IO Throughput: 5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)
- Expandable Storage: NVMe SSD Slot
- External Storage: USB HDD Support
- Optical Drive: 4K UHD Blu-ray Drive
The video was presented by Mark Cerny, the lead system architect for the PlayStation 5. His presentation can get a bit technical but it essentially offers a look at how the speed of the PlayStation 5 thanks to the SSD, the ability to expand storage. For now, we’ll have to wait and see just what the next big reveal event will be for the PlayStation 5.