March 18, 2020 – The Game Developers Conference (GDC) was scheduled for this week in the US, but was cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Sony supposed to be one of the attendees and would have held a presentation for developers about Playstation 5, their next generation console. Because of the cancellation Sony streamed the almost hour long presentation with a deep dive in the consoles hardware architecture.
|CPU||8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)|
|GPU||10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)|
|GPU Architecture||Custom RDNA 2|
|Internal Storage||Custom 825GB SSD|
|IO Throughput||5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)|
|Expandable Storage||NVMe SSD Slot|
|External Storage||USB HDD Support|
|Optical Drive||USB 3.2 External HDD Support|
Do not expect anything else but tech related subjects in this presentation. The external design is not revealed and there were no games showed.