What you need to know
- PlayStation first began talking about the PlayStation 5 in April 2019.
- Today, lead architect Mark Cerny shared new details in a deep dive into the system's specs.
- The PlayStation 5 features 10.28 teraflops, with 8 CPU cores at 3.5 GHz.
- There's also an 825GB SSD.
As PlayStation announced yesterday, we've just gotten a look at the PlayStation 5 (PS5) technical specs in a deep dive by Mark Cerny, the lead architect of the PS4 and PS5. This console features 10.28 teraflops of graphics power, alongside an 825GB SSD and an 8-core CPU clocked at 3.5ghz. Here's the full specs, courtesy of Digital Foundry.
|Processor||8 Zen 2 cores at 3.5ghz|
|Memory Bandwidth||448 GB/s|
|Internal Storage||Custom 825GB SSD|
|Expandable Storage||NVMe SSD slot|
|External Storage||External HDD support|
|Optical Drive||4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive|
|Stated release date||Holiday 2020|
We'd known some of these things in the past, such as the inclusion of a custom SSD, alongside Navi and Zen 2 architecture from AMD. While it might seem like a reaction to the Xbox Series X specs being revealed recently, PlayStation has explained on Twitter that this was originally meant to be a talk held at GDC.
As of right now, the PS5 is still scheduled to release sometime in Holiday 2020.
Easy to stock up
PlayStation gift cards are an easy way to grab currency for games, add-ons, themes and more on the PlayStation Store. They also come in a wide variety of denominations, which is perfect to start saving up for PlayStation 5 games.
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