PlayStation 5 SSD: Sony To Unlock a Better Gaming Experience
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PlayStation 5 SSD: Sony To Unlock a Better Gaming Experience

23 views • Oct 14th, 2020

Both Sony and Microsoft will launch their latest game consoles this year. Among other things, one of the talking point for many, has been the PlayStation 5 SSD.

Almost 10 years after SSD’s became pretty common in gaming PCs, the consoles have finally caught up. Both Microsoft and Sony will start shipping their next gen consoles with SSDs instead of hard disks for the first time in 2020.

What’s interesting though, is that the bold claims by Tim Sweeney about PlayStation 5 SSD being ‘way ahead’ of any SSD you can put in a PC might actually be true. You might think, with RAID0 and PCIe Gen 4 NVME SSDs, you can reach up to 30 GB/s throughput (Even more with Optane, by the way). So how can a single PlayStation 5 SSD be better than any such configuration?

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