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.
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|
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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