PS5 Pro Specs Leak: Will It Be The Most Powerful Console Yet?

by Adeel Younas
PlayStation 5 Pro Specs Leak

Tech enthusiasts and console gamers, the rumor mill is churning, and it’s pointing towards the PlayStation 5 Pro. Sony hasn’t confirmed anything yet, but thanks to some detailed leaks, we’ve got a lot to discuss.

PlayStation 5 Pro New Specs

Component Specification
Manufacturing Process TSMC N4P
GPU Model GFX1115
CPU Architecture Zen2
CPU Frequency Dynamic, peak of 4.4GHz
CPU Cache – L1: 64 KB per core

– L2: 512 KB per core

– L3: 8 MB shared (4 MB per CCX)

GPU Configuration 28WGPs (56 CUs) in retail PS5 Pro units, full die has 30WGPs
GPU Architecture RDNA3 with ray tracing improvements from RDNA4
Ray Tracing Hardware Dedicated RT hardware for BVH traversal, thread reordering for reduced data and execution divergence
Shader Units 3584
Texture Mapping Units (TMUs) 224
Render Output Units (ROPs) 96
Memory 16GB GDDR6, 18 Gbps, 256-bit memory bus, 576 GB/s memory bandwidth
GPU Frequency Target of 2.0 GHz
Floating Point Performance 28.67 TFLOPs peak (dual-issue, 224 TMUs * 2 * 2 core clock), 14.33 TFLOPs without dual-issue factor
Rasterization Performance 50-60% uplift over Oberon and Oberon Plus
Ray Tracing Performance Over twice the raw RT performance
NPU (Neural Processing Unit) XDNA2
Special Features – Hardware accelerated compression and decompression

– Accelerated ray tracing<br> – Upscaling technology with temporal machine learning

– Temporally stable upscaled 4K output at higher than 30 FPS

Reveal Date September 2024

PlayStation 5 Pro Design

Features

  • Boosted Brainpower: The PS5 Pro is rumored to house a CPU and GPU with faster clock speeds. This suggests quicker game load times and the potential for more complex in-game worlds.
  • Ray Tracing: For the non-techy, ray tracing equates to more realistic lighting and reflections in games, and the PS5 Pro might just do this better than ever.
  • Upgraded Upscaling: Think sharper images on 4K and, yes, maybe even 8K TVs, making your games look stunningly clear.

Pricing and Value

Rumors suggests PlayStation 5 Pro price tag in the region of $499 to $699. That’s not pocket change. The takeaway here is to weigh the cost against the expected lifespan of the console and the true enhancement of your gaming experience.

Next-Gen or Incremental Step?

From my standpoint, as someone who appreciates the simpler pleasures in gaming, the question looming large is whether the PS5 Pro will redefine our play or just give it a nudge into a prettier territory.

The PS5 Pro could be a bridge to the future, not just a stopgap. With discussions of a PS6 after 2027, this Pro model might be the wise choice for gamers looking to future-proof their hobby.

News Source: resetera

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