Walmart Inc. this week will sell Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 5 at its online division Nov. 19.
The PS5 includes an eight-core AMD Ryzen CPU based on the 7nm AMD Zen 2 architecture at 3.5Ghz variable frequency. The custom Radeon GPU includes 36 compute units at 2.23Ghz for 10.28 TFLOPs capability, 8K graphics support, and ray-tracing.
The hardware includes 16GB GDDR6 RAM. Memory bandwidth will total 448GB per second.
For storage, a new 825GB solid-state drive is included to decrease load times and increase the amount of data pushed to render graphics. An NVMe SSD slot will allow for additional storage.
Finally, the console is backwards compatible to the PS4 and the PlayStation VR headset.
The PS5 will be sold at $499 and the PS5 Digital Edition will be sold at $399.