FeaturePlayStation 5Xbox Series X
Release DateHoliday 2020Holiday 2020
Optical Drive4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive
RAM16GB GDDR6 RAM (256-bit)16 GB GDDR6 RAM
Memory Bandwidth448GB/s10GB at 560GB/s, 6GB at 335GB/s
CPU8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5HGz8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.8GHz (3.6GHz with SMT)
GPUCustom AMD Radeon RDNA Navi 10.28 Teraflops, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz – (Supports Ray Tracing and 3D Audio via Tempest Engine)Custom AMD Radeon RNDA Navi 12 Teraflops – (Supports DirectX Ray Tracing)
Video Output4K, 120hz refresh rate, 8K SupportNative 4K, 8K Support, Up to 120 fps
Peak GPU Shader ThroughputTBAVariable Rate Shading (prioritizing individual shading)
Data Transfer Speed (I/O Throughput)5.5GB/S (Raw), 8-9GB/S (Compressed)2.4gB/s (Raw), 4.8GB/s (Compressed)
StorageCustom 825GB SSD Storage Drive1 TB NVMe SSD Storage Drive
External StorageNVMe SSD Slot, USB HDD SupportSeagate Proprietary External 1TB SSD Expansion Card, USB 3.2 HDD Support
Backwards CompatibilityPlayStation 4 Games, PSVRXbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Accessories
Streaming Game ServiceRemote Play (TBA)Project xCloud