Official PS5 Specs Revealed, Here’s How it Stacks Up Against PS4

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As Sony unveils it’s next-gen console — the PlayStation 5 (PS5) — today, the company has revealed the official PS5 specs as expected!

In an in-depth feature by DigitalFoundry, the PS5 specs are listed alongside the PS4. Check it out below.

CPUPlayStation 5

8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)

PlayStation 4

8x Jaguar Cores at 1.6GHz

GPU10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)1.84 TFLOPs, 18 CUs at 800MHz
GPU ArchitectureCustom RDNA 2Custom GCN
Memory/Interface16GB GDDR6/256-bit8GB GDDR5/256-bit
Memory Bandwidth448GB/s176GB/s
Internal StorageCustom 825GB SSD500GB HDD
IO Throughput5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)Approx 50-100MB/s (dependent on data location on HDD)
Expandable StorageNVMe SSD SlotReplaceable internal HDD
External StorageUSB HDD SupportUSB HDD Support
Optical Drive4K UHD Blu-ray DriveBlu-ray Drive

If you’re curious, the official Xbox Series X specs have been revealed as well. Expect more PS5 news to make its way out today.

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