As for the PlayStation 5, according to rumors, it will get the same APU with eight cores and Zen 2 graphics Navi.
No longer a secret that the specialists of Advanced Micro Devices currently employs need new hardware for gaming consoles from Sony and Microsoft. This information is not confirmed by the staff of the “red” chip maker, including the Executive Director of AMD Lisa su (Lisa Su), reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to overclockers.ua.
Unfortunately, both manufacturers consoles do not hasten to tell about the hardware specifications of their new products, forcing them to turn to informal sources. For example, an insider of Microsoft, brad sams (Brad Sams) has shared fresh details about the upcoming successor to the Xbox One X, also known as Project Saturn.
The debut of the new Xbox is scheduled for 2020 year, about the same time Sony needs to reveal to the world the PlayStation 5. The heart of the Microsoft offspring will be a hybrid processor that combines eight x86 cores Zen 2 and the graphics subsystem based on the architecture of the new generation (most likely AMD Navi). The new console will be able to provide games in 4K resolution, but will do it with fps around 60 fps.
As for the PlayStation 5, according to rumors, it will get the same APU with eight cores and Zen 2 graphics Navi. The main differences between the AMD chips, made by order of Sony and Microsoft, will be in the working frequencies of the cores are x86, and configuration of the graphics subsystem. In addition, the company can take care of the hardware “chips”, like a fast buffer in the Xbox One’s esram.
Meanwhile, in the fight to Microsoft and Sony for the hearts and wallets of gamers will be one clear winner – AMD. According to preliminary calculations, the “red” chip maker will be able to sell over 150 million of hybrid processors used in game consoles of new generation.