A few days ago, Sony revealed through a broadcast the full technical specifications of PlayStation 5, your bet for the next generation of console that will compete with Xbox Series X. Almost all the fans agreed on one thing, it was one of the most boring performances in history; Although we must remember that it was a presentation focused on developers who was to take place at this year's GDC
If anything can be made clear, it is that in terms of gross power Xbox Series X is a step above, with its 12 TFLOPs. PS5, by contrast, has 10.28 TFLOPs. Nevertheless, Playstation 5 He has opted for another interesting technology, which can make the generation win the street. This is your storage unit, an 825 GB SSD that reaches 5.5 GB / s on raw data and 8-9 GB / s in compressed data. This doubles the potential of the Xbox Series X SSD, which reaches 2.4 GB / s in raw data and 4.8 GB / s in compressed data.
Kurt Margenau, Co-Director The Last of Us Part II, has commented his opinion on this SSD. "I'm still tripping over the specs of the PS5 SSD. People don't even know what a huge leap can be made in terms of game design, especially for the first part that you don't have to design to the lowest common denominator. By far the biggest jump in my career
It is obvious that Kurt Margenau's praise for the console should be taken with caution, since it must be remembered that he is an employee of PlayStation. However, he is not the only one who has emphasized the importance of SSDs in the future generation of consoles.