The PlayStation 5 is Here
As the days dwindle and fans count down to the official release of the PS5 anticipation of what the future generation brings continues to mount. With that in mind, it’s only fair to show you exactly what to expect when you receive that shiny new toy in the mail, complete with our very own first impressions straight out of the box.
That’s right, the PlayStation 5 has finally arrived, at least here at COGconnected, and we can’t wait for you to experience it for yourselves. Until then however we’ve got exactly what you’ve been waiting for: the official unboxing and ‘tour’ of the brand new console. Spoiler alert: the PS5 is hefty. Yeah, we said it, the PlayStation 5 is chonky. And it’s not just the console itself that’s bigger; the new DualSense controller is as well. But damn does it look pretty. Don’t believe us? You can watch it for yourself below.
And if you somehow forgot, here are some of the specs for the PS5:
CPU: x86-64-AMD Ryzen Zen 8 Cores / 16 Threads at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
GPU: Ray Tracing Acceleration up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)
GPU Architecture: AMD Radeon RDNA 2-based graphics engine
Memory/Interface: 16GB GDDR6/256-bit
Memory Bandwidth: 448GB/s
Internal Storage: Custom 825GB SSD
IO Throughput: 5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)
Expandable Storage: NVMe SSD Slot
External Storage: USB HDD Support
PS5 Game Disc: Ultra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc
Audio: “Tempest” 3D AudioTech
The PlayStation 5 officially drops in 2 weeks, on November 12th! What do you think about our unboxing? Are you surprised by how anything on the PS5 looks? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook or Twitter.