Microsoft with their XBOX and Sony with Their PlayStation always have debates on their flagship consoles. XBOX and Playstation are two leading console department in this world right now. And there is always a practice to be a number one between these companies. And this competition between companies has many benefits for their customer. The release of XBOX series X and PlayStation 5 at the same time is also good for Gamers. This allows the console Gamers to choose and have the best with them. Both consoles have a faster CPU, Great gameplay video quality, and faster SSD in their devices.
Gamers trying to get this device may have confusion on what to go for. In that case, this article is a comparison between their specs to help you decide what you finally want to go for.
CPU AND GPU
Both of these next-gen consoles are providing the same CPU. We can see the 8-core AMD Zen 2 processor in both of these consoles. But XBOX leads this category as its CPU runs at 3.8Ghz(3.6GHz with SMT). And on the other hand, PlayStation offers 3.5Ghz of processing speed.
The GPU in XBOX series X is AMD Radeon RDNA 2 GPU 52 CUs clocked at 1.82GHz. Moreover, it provides 12 teraflops of calculation power. On the other hand, PS5 has AMD Radeon RDNA 2 GPU 36 CUs. Also, its calculation power is 10.28 teraflops. Although having fewer CUs PS5 offers a higher clock speed of 2.23Ghz.
For gaming, Video quality becomes an essential part. Gamers always want higher resolution gameplay. In this department XBOX series, X provides 4k gaming at 60fps which can go up to 120hz. More than this, this console is capable of performing at 8k with pretty decent fps.
Moving towards Play station 5, It provides a 120hz gameplay at 4k video resolution. The video resolution can have an uplift up to 8k resolution. This console is equally capable of performing well at 8k as it does in 4k
Ram and Storage
There is no comparison between the RAM of these two. Both of these consoles are offering 16 GB GDDR6 RAM. So the speed and performance due to RAM is going to be Equal between these two.
But in the storage section XBOX provides a massive 1 TB NVMe SSD Storage Drive. On the next hand, PS5 is coming with 825GB SSD Storage. In this case, XBOX seems a winner but that’s not going to be the case. Because both of these companies are providing cloud storage so storage is barely the thing to go after.
Memory bandwidth and data transfer speed.
XBOX series X provides bandwidth of 10GB at 560GB/s and 6GB at 335GB/s for its 16gb of ram. This speed is fast for higher specs games. And it adds a smooth gaming experience on it. Sony PlayStation 5 is providing the bandwidth speed of 448GB/s for its 16GB of RAM.
On the data transfer speed, PS5 takes away the game with ease. This is because raw data transfer at XBOX series X is at 2.4GB/s. Which is pretty less than 5.5GB/s of PlayStation 5. For the compressed one Xbox provides just 4.8GB/s. And PlayStation has a huge lead with 8-9 GB/s.
Compatibility of the previous versions.
This will help you decide which console to go for. As the specs comparison of both of these powerful next-gen console is confusing. The XBOX will also run games from Xbox 360, Xbox One, Accessories. The PS5 will be compatible with running games of PlayStation 4, PSVR as well.