Sony PS5 still on track: Custom AMD processors to be shipped next week

In recent days, the news about the new generation of Sony PlayStation 5 game console has seen ups and downs, first the official announcement of the launch, and then there have been postponed indefinitely so that countless gamers and analysis regretted. But although the launch has been delayed, the production of the machine seems to be running normally. Now there is the latest news, recently a foreign media has revealed that the machine with the new AMD processor will be delivered from next week, which also means that the progress of the PS5 itself is not too big a problem.

Sony PS5 still on track: Custom AMD processors to be shipped next week

According to media sources, back-end IC package testers will start shipping AMD’s custom processor for the Sony PS5 to downstream vendors starting next week and will reach a small peak by the end of the third quarter. The processor is based on a custom Zen 2 CPU architecture, RDNA 2 GPU architecture, and is built in a 7nm process that integrates eight CPU cores and supports synchronous multithreading at a main frequency of 3.5GHz, and adapts itself to the current situation.

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Sony PS5 still on track: Custom AMD processors to be shipped next week

In another context, the new Sony PS5 game console will be powered by AMD’s custom 8-core Zen 2 CPU at 3.5 GHz (inverter support), according to full configuration information previously announced by Sony. The graphics card is a custom AMD GPU with RDNA2 architecture, clocked at up to 2.23 GHz, and supporting 10.28 trillion floating-point operations per second. With 16GB of GDDR6 memory and 825GB of custom SSD and a 100GB single-disk 4K UHD Blu-ray drive, it supports 120Hz/8K output, 3D audio, and more, and is directly backward compatible with PS4 games. The machine will also be equipped with a newly developed DualSense handle.

It is reported that the brand new game console Sony PS5 is currently postponed indefinitely, the specific date of the new release is to be determined, hopefully, the plans for the end of the year in the market does not change. For more details, we will see what happens.