PS5 vs Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S

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To make things easier, we’ve created a simple chart that compares the specs for the upcoming major consoles. (PS5 vs Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S) Take a look!

PS5 & Xbox console specs.

PS5XBOX SERIES XXBOX SERIES S
Processor8-core AMD Ryzen Zen 2-architecture CPU at up to 3.5GHz8-core AMD Ryzen Zen 2-architecture CPU at 3.8GHz (3.6GHz with SMT)8-core AMD Ryzen Zen 2-architecture CPU at 3.6GHz (3.4GHz with SMT)
GraphicsAMD Navi/RDNA 2-family GPU with 36 CU up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS, FP unit unknown)AMD Navi/RDNA 2-family GPU with 52 CU at 1.825GHz (12TFLOPS FP32)AMD Navi/RDNA 2-family GPU with 20 CU at 1.565GHz (4TFLOPS)
Video Memory16GB GDDR6 with 256-bit interface (448GB/sec)16GB GDDR6 with 14Gbps 320-bit interface (10GB at 560GB/s allocated to GPU, 6GB at 336GB/s allocated to rest of system with 3.5GB for GPU)10GB GDDR6 (8GB at 224GB/s allocated to GPU, 2GB at 56GB/s allocated to rest of system)
Storage825GB SSD at 5.5-9GB/sec; NVMe SSD slot; support for USB HDD1TB NVMe SSD PCIe 4.0; proprietary 1TB SSD add-on module; USB 3.2 external HDD support512gb NVMe SSD PCIe 4.0; proprietary 1TB SSD add-on module; USB 3.1 external HDD support
Optical DriveYes, 4K Blu-ray (Optional)Yes, 4K Blu-ray
No
Max Resolution8K 60fps; 4K 120fps
8K 60fps; 4K 120fps
1440p 120fps
Audio3D, accelerated by custom Tempest Engine hardware; for headphones only at launch, supplemented by virtual surround for speaker audioRay TracedRay Traced
Added Controller FeaturesHaptic feedback, adaptive triggers, USB-C connectorShare button, Dynamic Latency InputShare button, Dynamic Latency Input
VRYes, compatible with PSVR headsetN/AN/A
Console StreamingYes (Remote Play)Yes (Console Streaming)N/A
Backward CompatibilityPS4 games, some peripheralsXbox One and supported Xbox 360 and Xbox gamesXbox One and supported Xbox 360 and Xbox games
SubscriptionPS NowXbox Game Pass, Xbox Game Pass UltimateXbox Game Pass, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
Dimension15.4 x 4.1 (3.6) x 10.2 in/390 x 104 (92) x 260 mm5.9 x 5.9 x 11.9 in/151 x 151 x 301 mm10.8 x 5.9 x 2.5/275 x 151 x 63.5mm
Release DateNovember 12November 10November 10
PriceWith optical drive: $500, £450, AU$750; without optical drive: $400, £360, AU$600$500, £450, AU$749$300, £250, AU$499

Hope this has helped you understand which system you’ll be getting this holiday season. For PS5 pre-order information, check here!

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