During a press conference, a hardware manufacturer suddenly mentioned new versions of current-generation consoles, including new Xbox Series S and X models as well as a PlayStation 5 Pro. The latter is said to have similar performance to the upcoming Radeon RX 7800 XT. But what do we know so far about the PlayStation 5 Pro?
In the last generation of consoles, Sony and Microsoft launched Pro versions of existing consoles for the first time. This mid-gen upgrade uses a more modern hardware base while bringing significantly more performance. Developers can use the additional performance for higher resolutions or graphical improvements. The current generation console will likely be complemented by a more powerful intermediate generation. At least rumors surrounding the PlayStation 5 Pro are currently ramping up.
PlayStation 5 Pro: Microsoft confirms mid-gen upgrade of all companies
i am Microsoft process Activision has “revealed” explosive information about the PlayStation 5 Pro from Sony, the Xbox maker, amid discussions about Blizzard’s takeover. According to Microsoft, Sony is “planning additional differentiated Pro and Slim models in the near future.” There were also early speculations about the next-gen console in the form of the PlayStation 6.
Like the website keytogaming.com Also by PlayStation Insider Tom Henderson And other sources are said to be under Sony codenamed “Trinity” is working on a new games console that will launch next year as the PlayStation 5 Pro. As in the past, Sony has remained true to the Matrix universe even after the original PlayStation 5 was developed as the “Neo”.
What’s in the new Pro Console?
Previous rumors have reported a significantly increased performance of the PS5 Pro compared to the standard model. That’s how it should be Double graphics performance Even ray tracing improves performance by 2.5 times. manufacturer Tcl For example, it is said that the new consoles will handle rendering tasks in 4K and Output in 8K resolution can adapt
With a new custom APU from AMD, Sony wants to give the new games console a proper performance upgrade. The processor should again offer eight Gen 2 cores, with clock speeds increased to 4 GHz. This means that the individual cores will be clocked around 500 MHz faster than the regular PlayStation 5.
RDNA3 GPU with significantly more performance
The new GPU is much more exciting than the CPU part. If you believe the rumors, the new graphics chip will increase from 36 to 60 compute units. This means the GPU will be around 3,840 Special Forces Yes, although the exact time is not yet known. A clock speed between 2.5 GHz and 2.8 GHz is expected Will likely upgrade from RDNA2 to RDNA3. Overall, the GPU’s specifications roughly match those of the AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT.
The new chip should be supported by 16 GB of GDDR6 system memory. Also, there will be 2 to 4 GB of DDR5 RAM reserved for the operating system. Effectively, the PlayStation 5 Pro will have more free memory available that can be used for games. Nothing is known about the storage capacity of the SSD, but it should be at least 1 TB.
When will the PlayStation 5 Pro be released?
Sony Playstation 5 Pro is likely to be released Planned for November 2024, while the first developer kits will be distributed to game developers and major studios next fall. So it will still take some time for the new intermediate generation to emerge. Accordingly, it is still unclear how much the PlayStation 5 Pro will cost. The price will probably be around 649 euros or 699 euros. For comparison: the PlayStation 5 Disc Edition has an RRP of €549, while the PlayStation 4 Pro launched at €399.
Original article on May 27, 2022
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