Sony PS5 Specifications: Everything You Need to Know!

We all have waited for several years for Microsoft and Sony to unveil their new gaming consoles.

Recently, Microsoft unveiled the specification of their gaming console- Xbox Series X. So, after that Sony also unveiled the specifications of their next generation of gaming console- PlayStation 5. Both consoles are expected to launch by the end of this year.

And, we are here going to talk about Sony PS5 Specifications and Everything you need to know!

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Sony PS5 Specifications

PlayStation 5: Specifications

The first thing you need to know is that PlayStation 5 will be backwards compatible which means it will support games from the previous generation of PlayStations. But it will support games of PS4 and PS4 Pro only and not PS3 and older generation console games.

PlayStation 5 will be powered by a custom eight-core and sixteen-threads AMD Zen 2 CPU at a clock speed of 3.5 GHz with SMT. This is far greater than Eight cores at 1.6 GHz on PS4.

Coming to GPU, the PS5 will have a custom AMD RDNA-2 architecture-based GPU. This will offer 10.28 teraflops of power and 36 compute units at 2.23GHz with variable frequency. Comparing to PS4 which has only 1.84 Teraflops and 18 Compute units at 800MHz.

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PlayStation 5 boasts a 16GB GDDR6 RAM. This 16 GB GDDR6 has a variable memory bus, the 10GB will run at 560 GB/s, while the rest of the 6GB will run at slower 330 GB/s.

The PS5 comes with a storage capacity of 825GB. This will be an NVMe SSD for faster game launches and smooth gameplays. Sony also claims that PS5 can process 5GB of data in one second. Also, you can extend the storage by an external SSD or HDD which is great!

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So, the above specs make PS5 capable of running the games in 4K UHD. So now you can understand the power of the PS5. It also supports DirectX 12 which brings the next level of graphics in PS5. Also, Ray Tracing has been confirmed in PlayStation 5. This will bring realistic lighting in the gameplays. To understand Ray Tracing watch the video below:

Conclusion: Sony PS5 Specifications

So, this was all about the Sony PS5 Specifications. The PlayStation 5 is a capable gaming console that can succeed in the older gaming consoles.

Currently, Sony has not unveiled any details about the pricing of the PS5.

What do you think about the new PS5? And how will it perform against the Xbox Series X? Tell us in the comments below

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