Xbox Series X or PS5: Everything you need to know.


james brown

18 September 2020 1 comments

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.

The Console

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.

The Specs

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.

PS5 Specs

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 Prices

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.

The games


Xbox X

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One thought on “Xbox Series X or PS5: Everything you need to know.

  1. Chris Hack

    Ps5 for me. If I can ever actually get hold of a pre-order that is!

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