During today’s Road to PS5 livestream, PlayStation Mark Cerny spoke on the details and architecture of PlayStation 5. Earlier this month, Xbox released the technical specifications for the next X series.
Find out how the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X stand side by side based on what we know so far.
|PlayStation 5||Xbox Series X|
|CPU||8 Zen 2 cores at 3.5 GHz||8 cores at 3.8 GHz (3.66 GHz with SMT) Custom Zen 2 processor|
|GPU||10.28 TFLOP, 36 UC at 2.23GHZ||12 TFLOPS, 52 UC at 1.825 GHz|
|GPU architecture||Custom RDNA 2||Custom RDNA 2|
|Memory / Interface||16 GB GDDR6 / 256 bit memory||16 GB GDDR6 with 320 MB bus|
|Memory bandwidth||448 GB / s||10 GB at 560 GB / s, 6 GB at 336 GB / s|
|Internal storage||Custom 825 GB SSD||1 TB custom NVME SSD|
|I / O throughput||5.5 GB / s (raw), 8 to 9 GB / s typical (compressed)||2.4 GB / s (raw), 4.8 GB / s (compressed, with custom hardware decompression block)|
|Expandable storage||NVMe SSD slot||1 TB expansion card (corresponds exactly to internal storage)|
|External storage||USB hard drive support||USB 3.2 external hard drive support|
|Optical drive||4K UHD Blu-ray player||4K UHD Blu-ray player|
The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are expected to be released during the holiday season. We will have more information as we go along.