It seems the console wars really are back. 🔥
Today we have more leaked PS5 specs pointing to an overclocking attempt by Sony. According to these rumors, maximum performance of the PS5 is 10.25 TFlops with a base of 9 TFlops, making its average performance 9.625 TFlops to be exact). One of the more major differences between the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 seems to be the amount of GPU cores.
Xbox Series X has 56 CUs clocked at 1700MHz, or 2GHz (depending on which mode is engaged) using some amount of 560GB/s GDDR6 Memory. Performance: 12.2 TFlops
PlayStation 5 has 36 CUs clocked at 800MHz, 911MHz, or 2GHz (depending on which mode is engaged) using an unknown memory format (likely GDDR6 Memory). Performance: 10 TFlops
To explain what happened has happened and why / what this article is, we must first take a deeper look at the alleged PS5 specs.