Xbox X vs. Play Station 5: Which console has better specs?

Microsoft and Sony came out with new consoles in 2020. It was among the more important releases of the year. The consoles war is on for these two as people discuss which one is better. The two consoles we are talking about here are X Box X and Play Station 5. Now, they are close in configuration but not the same. If you want to know which the better console is specifications-wise then, keep on reading.

Before the release, there are many speculations about the specifications, price points, and other details that have become clear today.

The configuration of X Box Series X V/S Play Station 5

FeaturesX Box Series XPlay Station 5
CPUOcta-core AMD Zen 2, 3.8GHz (3.6GHz with SMT)Octa-core AMD Zen 2, 3.5GHz clock speed
GPU1.825GHz clock speed, 12 TFLOPS, 52 compute units2.23GHz clock speed (variable frequency), 36 compute units, 10.28 TFLOPs
Memory16GB GDDR6 320-bit16GB GDDR6 256-bit
Resolution support4K at 120Hz, up to 8K4K at 120Hz, up to 8K
Internal storage1TB NVMe SSD825GB SSD
Storage expansion1TB expansion cardNVMe SSD slot
External storageUSB 3.2 external HDD supportUSB HDD support
Dimensions301mm x 151mm x 151mm390mm x 104mm x 260mm
Price$499$499$399 for the Digital Edition
Ports3x USB Type-A PortsExternal SSD Slot (Proprietary),EthernetHDMI 2.13x USB Type-A PortsUSB Type-C PortEthernetHDMI

The controllers

The console alone is not enough; you also need to consider the controller that accompanies the console. They do come with different configurations.

X Box Series X and Play Station 5 come with new controllers. There are some upgrades to both of them and the X Box Series X controller now has a share button. The sleek design with added features does make the controllers fun. Moreover, both the controllers come with backward compatibility, making them the ideal choice if you want to play on X Box or play station’s previous versions.

You can consider several things while choosing the right console for you. However, if you are looking for a clear winner in PS5 and X Box Series X, there isn’t one. Both of them are quite similar in configuration, with only a few details different. CPU and GPU of X Box Series X have the upper hand, and Play Station 5 came with new data extraction technology that makes it more efficient.

The ultimate winner does depend on the games that you wish to play on the consoles. Both the consoles have exclusives on the way, and you can opt for the one that gets you more excited. You can buy both if you have the budget, but that does include spending money on games as they come, and that hobby is not going to be cheap.

Wrapping it up

As for the money you will need to buy a console, you can either save up or sell other electronics at home to buy the new console. Gizmogo offers exceptional offers on used products if you are looking to sell online.

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