Whereas the world continues to attend for an opportunity to purchase the PlayStation 5, we’re persevering with to place Sony’s next-gen console beneath the microscope — actually, when we showed you the 40,000 tiny PlayStation symbols hidden in every gamepad, and now considerably figuratively with what we imagine are the primary up-close footage of the PS5’s precise silicon from photographer Fritzchens Fritz (by way of VideoCardz).
Above, you may see certainly one of Fritz’s beautiful close-ups of the liquid metal interface Sony uses to maintain the PS5’s temperatures in examine. Beneath, discover a beautiful monochrome portrait of it framed in opposition to the motherboard:
Let’s flip it upright, lets? Right here’s a high-res model you would possibly have the ability to blow up extra simply (simply faucet it first):
And right here’s what you’re really seeing, in accordance with a tentative die shot analysis that Fritz retweeted:
My interpretation of the ground plan PS5 ground plan:
1. Bomba shock that Sony probably reduce down the 256-Bit FP pipes to only 128-Bit.
2. No Infinity Cache/L3$, additionally not on the Xbox Sequence.
3. Might need the outdated Render Backend design, want greater res to say for certain.
4. … https://t.co/gwrXI903U8 pic.twitter.com/Vvmm1hGSM8
— Locuza (@Locuza_) February 14, 2021
Right here’s the place you could be tempted to dive into some technical particulars — maybe argue how the PS5’s silicon stacks up to its Xbox counterpart or AMD’s variations for PC — however I’d recommend you resist for now. For one, results matter more than specs, however maybe extra importantly, we haven’t completed taking a look at superior pictures but!
Let’s zoom in additional. “Improve!”
And right here’s yet another, zoomed all the best way into the area the place AMD’s Zen 2 CPU cores stay:
That’s so far as Fritz has include the PS5 thus far, but when these sorts of pictures excite you, I’d undoubtedly advocate spending a while on Fritz’s Flickr page the place you’ll discover an unimaginable variety of vibrant, up-close-and-personal, public area pictures of silicon that leap proper off the web page. PCGamesN called Fritz a “silicon pornographer,” and it’s not arduous to see why.