NEWS: PS5 Hardware Details Emerge

silvercue

Distinguished Member
Just came to post the same article. Sounds great, can’t wait to get more info.
 

Scotland11

Active Member
Hope they incorporate a UHD Blu-ray player with requisite HDR and audio support. It's one of the reasons I sold my PS4 and kept my X-box One S.
 

Pillow Lover

Distinguished Member
Bring back Motorstorm and get it shoved in as a launch title - day 1 purchase for me!
 

Kyle009

Member
I'm interested in seeing what the price will be. Already sounds like it's going to be expensive.
 

steviedr

Distinguished Member
They know the expensive PS3 launch price put many off, so would assume it’s not going to be a silly price.
Looking forward to this, the BFV ray tracing videos look pretty impressive ...
 

dutch1585

Active Member
Custom SSD does sound very interesting, price will be crucial on this now.

I do hope there is a good noticeable difference, but I think it'll be more of a boost, especially as it'll play PS4 games.
 

Brummy1875

Well-known Member
They know the expensive PS3 launch price put many off, so would assume it’s not going to be a silly price.
Looking forward to this, the BFV ray tracing videos look pretty impressive ...
I’ve been running ray tracing on pc with bfv it’s nothing special a poorly implemented use of the tech, and it kills the fps, hdr was more of a wow factor than this version of ray tracing imo
 

shoemaker666

Distinguished Member
the spec of this thing is fantastic and expensive sounding. a pc with the same spec as this would cost £1500 to £2000 at the moment
 

golden phoenix

Distinguished Member
Hope they incorporate a UHD Blu-ray player with requisite HDR and audio support. It's one of the reasons I sold my PS4 and kept my X-box One S.

whilst id love to see that i wouldnt hold your breath...
 

Giburrows

Active Member
Finally an SSD drive, only 10-12 years late.

I'd like an NVME option or at the very least a 2TB SSD as standard.
 

KirkSi

Distinguished Member
The Digital Foundry article I posted on the other thread is well worth a read.
An interesting part of the DF video you posted was about the hard drive. If it's a custom super-duper SSD then swapping it out for a larger drive as people have in the past is going to be a problem. For cost I'd expect it to be 1TB but 2TB would be too expensive.

MS are going to have the same problem (hopefully, if they also go with an SSD). With the Xbox One you couldn't swap out the internal but could plug in an external (as Sony allowed with the PS4 later). If the games are written for a certain data transfer speed from the drive then spinning disk externals will be out of the question. An SSD external might work, but if this Sony drive is custom and faster than anything currently out there in the PC world then even that may be too slow.

The only saving grace could be that games aren't that optimised around data transfer speed of the drive. These games will share a core with the PC version (3rd party games at least) and you can't assume that every PC gamer out there has an SSD.
 

MEGATAMA

Well-known Member
Already have Nintendo Switch,Ps4 Pro,Xbox one X and gaming PC so Playstation 5 is day one....lets game
 

terencejames

Active Member
To be honest, I'm pretty bored with Sony's and Microsoft's hardware top trumps. I've had more fun with my Nintendo Switch over the last 18 months than my PS4.Nintendo are all about creativity rather than raw horse power. No doubt I'll end up with a PS5 but I certainly won't be queueing up for a day one purchase.
 

MEGATAMA

Well-known Member
Is there any point to having the Xbox, as you can play the exclusives on your PC these days?
I put PC a side and moustly play on X this days because lots of games is native 4k hdr and thats good fit for my B7 oled.
I was gaming on pc for some 7 years before Ps4 Pro but now i much prefer console gaming.
All this info about Playstation 5 made me hyped
 

shoemaker666

Distinguished Member
the harddrive thing has me most concerned SSD is great but a 1tb is about £100 now days while a 2tb is about £200. far too much of the cost of a console

also how will this all work with additional storage? an external mechanical usb 3.0 hardrive will be to slow to game from so if they support external storage you will have to keep moving games to the SSD to play them
 

Simba

Distinguished Member
think il just stick to PC and stay ahead of the game :rotfl:
 

Giburrows

Active Member
the harddrive thing has me most concerned SSD is great but a 1tb is about £100 now days while a 2tb is about £200. far too much of the cost of a console

also how will this all work with additional storage? an external mechanical usb 3.0 hardrive will be to slow to game from so if they support external storage you will have to keep moving games to the SSD to play them

If an SSD costs us 100 surely it would cost someone like Sony half that when buying in so many?

I don't think there has been a game that has fully utilised the PS4 Pros power like GTA V did with the 360 and PS3 so I'm waiting to see this gen get something before I get hyped about another console.

Also if they do this "upgraded versions" again I might just stick with PC
 

steviedr

Distinguished Member
God of war was certainly doing something with the pro, was like a hairdryer.
Hoping for some decent cooling in the 5.
 
Last edited:

The latest video from AVForums

AVForums Movies Podcast: Which is the best decade for horror movies?
Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Latest News

Hisense TVs get Disney+ on VIDAA smart OS
  • By Andy Bassett
  • Published
Astell&Kern launches entry level SR25 MKII portable music player
  • By Andy Bassett
  • Published
LG rumoured to release 97-inch OLED TV in 2022
  • By Andy Bassett
  • Published
What's new on Blu-ray (UK) for Halloween 2021
  • By Mark Costello
  • Published
AVForums Movies Podcast: 20th October 2021
  • By Phil Hinton
  • Published

Full fat HDMI teeshirts

Support AVForums with Patreon

Top Bottom