Wherever we talk about gaming consoles, the first two names that come in our mind are Sony and Microsoft. PS5 vs Xbox Series X war is one of the hottest talks among all the gamers out there. Frankly speaking, choosing a winner between these two is definitely a donkeywork, as both these devices come with unmatchable specifications.
We know, which gaming console you are going to buy is totally dependent on your past experience with Sony and Microsoft, but we heartily recommend you to look through all the specifications, pros, and cons of both these devices so that you don’t have to regret afterward.
In this post, we are going to give a detailed comparison between these marvelous consoles, so that it becomes easy for you to choose a winner between them.
PS5 Vs Xbox Series X: Comparison
If you look at the raw numbers between two consoles, Microsoft Xbox-Series-X has a slight edge over Sony PS5. If we talk about the CPU of Xbox, then this beast comes with 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz, whereas if we talk about the CPU specification of PS5, this bull comes with 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.8GHz, which is slightly better than PS5.
Xbox is also somehow ahead of PS5 in terms of GPU as Xbox series X comes with 12 TFOLPs, whereas PS5 comes with 10.28 TFOLPs.
Talking about clock speed, PS5 is the head of Xbox as PS5 has 52 compute units, whereas Xbox Series X only has 36 compute units. In layman’s terms, PS5 is better than Xbox series X in terms of GPU.
1. Hardware And Graphics
Both PS5 and Xbox series X gives you the option of playing most of the games in 8k resolution at 120 frames-per-second. Talking about graphics processors, both these consoles come with 16GB GDDR6 graphics processors.
The Sony console, PS5 comes with one NVMe SSD storage slot, which gives 2TB high-speed external storage, on the other hand, Xbox series X comes with only 1 TB of space. The notable difference is that PS5 features a wide range of SSDs, whereas the proprietary drivers compatible with Xbox are very limited.
2. Exclusive Games Comparison
Sony PlayStation has always had an upper hand over Xbox in terms of exclusive gaming titles. Sony is one place to play the most famous titles like Unchartered, God of War, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and Demon’s Souls. Whereas the recent famous titles like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs: Legion, Borderlands 3, Fortnite, Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Madden 21, Destiny 2, and Cyberpunk 2077 are compatible with both Xbox and PS5.
Talking about the upcoming titles, both consoles will have games like Halo Infinite and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart in the coming future. If you ask us to choose the winner between PS5 and Xbox series X in terms of games compatibility and availability, then we will cope with PS5.
Frankly speaking, and without any biased opinion, we are not very much impressed with the overall design of PS5. It’s very large, heavy, ugly as well as has an asymmetrical design. It’s very common that you will leave your fingerprints on the front panel of PS5.
On the other hand, if we talk about Xbox series X, it’s slightly less heavy than PS5 and has managed to distribute the weight equally between its body. The only thing in which PS5 has got an edge over the Xbox series X (design-wise) is in terms of the port. PS5 comes with a USB-C port whereas Xbox series X doesn’t support USB-C connectivity.
If you ask us to choose a winner between Xbox series X and PS5 in terms of design, then we will go with Xbox series X.
Another aspect in which Xbox series X has got an edge over PS5 is in terms of controller design. Xbox series X controller is very much similar to Microsoft hit console, Xbox One. The only difference that you will notice in Xbox series X is an improved D-Pad and the addition of a new “share” button, other than these two things everything is identical to Xbox One.
The PS5 Dualsence is also equally beneficial and impressive features-wise. Some exclusive features that you get only in PS5 are a built-in mic, sensitive haptics, realistic resistance while pushing a trigger.
The only thing that you didn’t like about PS5 Dualsence is that it has lots of free space. Talking about the winner, we will declare the in-depth comparison between PS5 Vs Xbox-Series-X a tie.
If talk about the price point of PS5 and Xbox Series X, both these beast gaming console comes at the price point of around $500. The hardest thing while buying a PS5 or Xbox series X, is finding them available in the market. As most of these consoles get sold within few minutes of getting available in the market.
One Place Compression
Here’s a side-by-side comparison between PS5 and Xbox Series X.
Xbox-Series-X – 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.8GHz
PS5 – 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz
Xbox-Series-X – 12 TFOLPS, 52 CUs at 1.825GHz
PS5 – 10.28 TFOLPS, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz
Xbox-Series-X – 16GB GDDR6/256bit
PS5 – 16GB GDDR6/256bit
Xbox-Series-X – Custom 825GB SSD + NVMe SSD slot
PS5 – 1TB Custom NVMe SSD + 1TB expansion card
Now it’s time to decide a winner between these two marvelous gaming consoles. If we talk about the amount of availability of exclusive titles, PS5 has got an edge over the Xbox series X, whereas Xbox series X is a bit better than PS5 specification-wise.
Talking about our advice, we will recommend you to go with Xbox Series X because of its impressive specifications and its games also available for Windows 10. By the way, if you don’t bother about the technical aspect, then we will recommend you to focus on price, and in this case, you should go with PS5.
With that, we have come to the end of the PS5 Vs Xbox series X comparison. We hope this post was helpful to clear all your doubts regarding which console to choose between Sony and Microsoft. But in any case, if you still have any doubt regarding this post latest on the comment section. And don’t forget to tell us which brand you are going with.