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PS5 Specs vs Xbox Series X Specs – Next-Gen Consoles Compared

Now that Sony has officially released the upcoming PS5 specs and we know the Xbox Series X specs, we are now able to compare the two next-gen consoles against each other. Keep in mind, that while these specs are now confirmed, there is still a load of unconfirmed information in regards to the next generation of gaming.

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Reports claim Microsoft is actually working on a cheaper Xbox Series X console version that may have less performance than the high-end console that we have seen up to this point. As the months go by, we will learn more about these console and how the performance will work towards delivering a new gaming experience.

In the meantime, you can see the two consoles compared down below. The PS5 specs and the Xbox Series X specs are quite similar. Where Sony’s console underperforms in the CPU front, it makes up in terms of the IO Throughput which will deliver faster transfer speeds than the Xbox Series X specs. Take a look at both next-gen console specs;

PS5 vs Xbox Series X Specs

PlayStation 5Xbox Series X
CPU8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz Custom Zen 2 CPU
GPU10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)12.155 TFLOPS, 52 CUs @ 1.825 GHz Custom RDNA 2
GPU ArchitectureCustom RDNA 2Custom RDNA 2
Memory/Interface16 GB GDDR6, 256-bit16 GB GDDR6, 320mb bus
Memory Bandwidth448GB/s10 GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s
Internal StorageCustom 825GB SSD1 TB Custom NVME SSD
IO Throughput5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s (Compressed)
Expandable StorageNVMe SSD Slot1 TB Custom SSD expansion card
External StorageUSB HDD SupportUSB HDD Support
Optical Drive4K UHD Blu-ray Drive4K UHD Blu-ray Drive

We still have a lot to learn about these two next-gen consoles. Pricing will be a major deciding factor for gamers when it comes to the next-gen console of choice. By the look of the specs, the PS5 will no doubt be cheaper than the Xbox Series X. It will also come down to games. Who will offer the best library of titles on launch day and will next-gen be littered with old games or will Microsoft and Sony have a solid first-party exclusive lineup ready for launch?

What console will be your day-one purchase? Let us know down below. You can also catch up on the full Road to PS5 video here.

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