Since PlayStation 5 (PS5) was released months ago by Sony, people have been mad over it. Few days ago, Xbox Series X was announced by Microsoft with $499 price tag. However, on this post, we will look in to PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: What’s the Difference & Similarities.
Knowing the difference and similarities of both game console can and will help you make a better choice of the one you really want to buy. Please do not buy untill you check these comparisons. Except you want to buy both of them.
PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: What’s the Difference & Similarities
|PS5 (PlayStation 5)||Xbox Series X|
|CPU||AMD Zen 2-based CPU with 8 cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)||Custom AMD Zen 2, 8-core 3.8 GHz (3.6 GHz with SMT)|
|GPU||10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)||Custom RDNA 2, 12.15 TFLOP, 52 CU at 1.825 GHz|
|Custom RDNA 2||Custom RDNA 2|
|RAM||16GB GDDR6 / 256-bit||16 GB GDDR6 320-bit|
|Custom 825GB SSD||1 TB PCie Gen 4 NVME SSD|
|448GB/s||10 GB at 560 GB/s, 6 GB at 336 GB/s|
|I/O Throughput||5.5GB/s (raw), typical 8-9GB/s (compressed)||2.4 GB/s (raw), 4.8 GB/s (compressed)|
|Expandable Storage||NVMe SSD slot||1 TB expansion card, USB HDD support|
|Physical Media||4K UHD Blu-ray drive||4K UHD Blu-ray|
|Dimension||14.9 in x 12.2 in x 3.9 in (38 cm x 31 cm x 10 cm)||151 x 151 x 301 mm (5.94 x 5.94 x 11.85 inches)|
|Weight||4.78kg (10.4 pounds)||4.45 kg (9.8 pounds)|