The next generation of gaming consoles has been announced for launch in November, and here are all the need to know details if your thinking of making a purchase.
There will be a standard PlayStation 5 and a PS5 Digital Edition without a 4K Blu-ray disc drive. While Xbox is doing something similar with the Xbox Series X and disc-less Xbox Series S, PlayStation’s approach is slightly different in that the internal tech specs of both its models are identical.
Xbox X Specs
CPU: 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.66 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU.
GPU: 12 TFLOPS, 52 CUs @ 1.825 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU.
Die Size: 360.45 mm.
Process: 7nm Enhanced.
Memory: 16 GB GDDR6 w/ 320mb bus.
Memory Bandwidth: 10GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s.
Internal Storage: 1 TB Custom NVME SSD.
CPU: 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
GPU: Custom RDNA 2 – 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
Memory: 16GB GDDR6/256-bit RAM, 448GB/s.
Storage: Custom 825GB SSD.
Expandable storage: NVMe SSD Slot, USB HDD support.
Optical drive: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.
The PlayStation 5 will be priced at £449. The Digital Edition will cost £359.
The Xbox Series X will cost £449 while the Xbox Series S will go for £249.