PS5: Sony presents the hardware specs of the PlayStation 5


of David Martin
Sony names the PS5 hardware specs. As part of the current presentation, the publisher will present the data of the individual components of the PlayStation 5. Accordingly, an 8-core Zen 2 processor at 3.5 gigahertz is used as the CPU. The GPU delivers 32 CUs at 2.23 gigahertz. Sony puts the total performance at 10.28 TFLOPs. For comparison: Microsoft specifies 12 TFLOPs for the Xbox Series X. The Redmond company presented the specs for the new Xbox a few days ago. The new consoles are expected to be launched at the end of the year.

Sony finally names the final hardware specs of the PS5. As part of today's video transmission, system architect Mark Cerny gives more insight into the built-in components of PlayStation 5. The website Eurogamer.net has already published the final data. According to the information, an 8-core Zen 2 processor works at 3.5 gigahertz in the PS5. The graphics unit has 36 CUs with a clock rate of 2.23 gigahertz. Sony puts the overall performance of the PlayStation 5 at 10.28 TFLOPs. For comparison: Microsoft names 12 TFLOPs in the hardware specs for Xbox Series X.

The hardware specs of the PS5 also show that 16 gigabytes of GDDR6 RAM / 256-bit are installed as working memory. The memory bandwidth is 448 gigabytes per second. Details on the built-in SSD of the PlayStation 5 are also available. According to the information in the console is a custom SSD with a storage space of 825 gigabytes.

Additional external hard drives can be operated on the PlayStation 5 via USB connection. For a better overview, we have compiled the hardware specs of the PS5 in the table below. The new console is scheduled to be launched in late 2020. So far, Sony has not given a specific release date. So far, there is also no quotation. You can find all other news about the PS4 successor in our news area.

hardware Details
CPU8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
GPU10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
GPU architectureCustom RDNA 2
Memory / interface16GB GDDR6 / 256-bit
Memory bandwidth448GB / s
Internal storageCustom 825GB SSD
IO throughput5.5GB / s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB / s (Compressed)
Expandable storageNVMe SSD slot
External storageUSB HDD support
Optical drive4K UHD Blu-ray Drive

Via Eurogamer

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