So far, information about the Playstation 5 It was launched on the dropper by Sony, which put hardware experts to work on deciphering the bowels of Sony's next console.
Fortunately, AMD has made it easy to provide architectural details, and near the filtering of development kits today, it is known that The PS5 will have a 3.2 GHz CPU. The information comes directly from Digital casting, who shared with EGX attendees the latest leak that has to do with processor frequency.
This means that the PlayStation 5 will have a custom CPU. Ryzen Zen 2 7nm with 8 cores / 16 threads at 3.2 GHz. To get an idea of the performance, just compare it with the PS4 processor: an AMD x86 with 28 nm Jaguar 8-core microarchitecture at 1.6 GHz. That means a big leap from the basic PS4 model and even the PS4 Pro, which has the same 2.13 GHz Jaguar chip.
The PS5 represents a considerable hardware leap
In relation to GPU, Digital casting mentions that while it is known to be based on Navi architecture, It will have more features than its PC equivalent. Input The Ray Tracing Support, an option that had doubts that were finally answered by Mark Cerny, the console architect himself.
Other hardware features include a custom SSD for "ultra high speed" access, which supports modular game installations, so the player can better manage space by deciding which components to install. Added to this there is improved control with a haptic engine It replaces traditional vibration as well as adjustable triggers.
THE PlayStation 5 will arrive in late 2020 and Sony has vowed to unveil more console specs early next year. Knowing this, we can get an idea of the hardware that will have the Xbox Scarlett, the Microsoft console that will compete with the PS5 and which has similar components from AMD.