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Comparison between the specifications of Sony Playstation 5 vs Sony Playstation 4

Are you also confused about whether you should upgrade from PS4 to PS5? Then this article might be of great help to you as we are going to compare Sony Playstation 5 which made its debut in the year 2020 with Sony Playstation 4 in this article.

Sony Playstation 5 vs Sony PlayStation 4


Sony PlayStation 5 is powered by a Custom 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU while PlayStation 4 is powered by an AMD Jaguar octa-core processor


PS 5 is equipped with AMD RDNA 2 GPU which is rated for 10.3 TFLOPs and on the other hand PS 4 comes with AMD GCN Radeon GPU which is rated for only 1.84 TFLOPs.


PS 5 offers 16 GB GDDR6 RAM and 825 GB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD while PS 4 only offers 8 GB RAM and 500 GB/1 TB HDD. Storage will also make a huge difference between both consoles in terms of speed and performance.

Video Output

PS 5 supports the video output of 4k at 120 Hz and 8k.

PS 4 supports 1080p video output.

Energy consumption

Since PS 5 has higher performance, it consumes a lot of electricity compared to PS 4. PS 5 has a maximum rating of 350 W while PS 4 is rated at a max of 250 W


Playstation 5 is backward compatible with the vast majority of Playstation 4 games. Apart from that you can play games like Hades, Elden King, God of War-Ragnarok, Demon’s Souls, Dead Space, OlliOlli World, F1 2021, Hogwarts legacy, and many more. While on PS 4 you can play games like Dark souls, Death stranding, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Titanfall 2, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and many more.

So if you are in a dilemma that which is the best option to go for, in our opinion Sony Playstation 5 is definitely a worth-it gaming console as compared to PlayStation 4.


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