Playstation 5 Full Specifications Revealed

Sony finally broke silence as they just unveiled the full specifications of Playstation 5 in their latest video featuring PS5 lead system architect Mark Cerny.

The full specifications of Playstation 5 have just been revealed by Digital Foundry. Heres the full list of the specs:-

  • 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

Initially, it was reported as per a non-removed tweet from Playstation Japan that the reveal was originally a part of Sony’s GDC (Game Developer Conference) presentation. However, The GDC has been indefinitely postponed because of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Sony’s Mark Cerny, the architect of the system has said it will take developers around a month to get a hand on the PS5’s tech which is lower than the estimated 2 months for the Playstation 4.

Playstation has also revealed their trump card by confirming that the Playstation 5 will support backward compatibility. A feature fan has been asking for from the previous generation.

The specifications of the Xbox One Series X were also revealed recently.

Much like the Playstation 5, The Xbox Series X will also feature a ‘super-fast SSD‘, similar optical drives and much more. Hence both of the new consoles will have tough competition among them.

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