The next-generation console from Sony is a visually striking offering with incredible performance. Consoles are making huge leaps and bounds in performance, growing closer and closer to PC visual quality and features. The PlayStation 5 even allows you to add additional internal storage by installing your own NVMe M.2 SSD.
has released two different versions of the PS5. While there are differences, performance is not one of them. However, the PS5 Digital edition does not have a disc drive, meaning you’ll have to download all of your content.
Is the PlayStation 5 Backward Compatible?
mentioned that the PlayStation 5 is compatible with an "overwhelming majority" of PS4 games. Some PS3 and PS2 titles are playable via
PlayStation Now. That being said, the controllers have much more limited compatibility. PS4 controllers are only compatible with PS4 games, so you’ll have to buy new controllers to play new PS5 titles.
x86-64-AMD Ryzen Zen2 8 Cores / 16 Threads @ 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
AMD Radeon RDNA 2-based graphics @ Up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)
16GB GDDR6 / 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth 448GB/s
Custom 825GB SSD
NVMe SSD Slot
USB HDD Support
Optical Drive (optional)
Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G)
"Tempest" 3D AudioTech
HDMI Out port Support of 4K 120Hz TVs, VRR (specified by HDMI ver 2.1)
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
The PlayStation 5 $499.99 | The PlayStation 5 Digital Edition is $399.99
The PlayStation 5 offers stunning visual performance at 4k up to 120hz and an immersive experience with its new system hardware and DualShock controllers. Unlike Microsoft, Sony didn’t offer two different performance options, however, they did offer two different price options. If you’re okay with having no physical game disc for your console, the PS5 digital edition is an excellent choice for you.
With these new consoles offering 4k up to 120hz will you be upgrading your TV to fully enjoy these new consoles?
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