It’s really out of point to compare a Gaming PC with PS5 but you all should be knowing the cost of PC equalvalent to Playstation 5 performance! Here we will see how much a player will spend whenever he/she plan to do gaming in 8k resolution and ultra high graphics. So let’s see the specifications of PS5 and the PC we should have for 8K gaming support.
The Playstation 5 is released in 2 varients-
- Standard Edition- 500$
- Digital Edition- 400$
The PS5 is coming with accessories like DualSense
|CPU||AMD Zen 2-based CPU, 8 Cores / 16 Threads, up to 3.5 GHz|
|GPU||RDNA2-based GPU, 36 CUs up to 2.23 GHz, 10.3 teraflops.|
|RAM||16GB GDDR6, 448GBps|
|SSD||825GB Custom PCIe SSD|
|Expandable Storage||PCIe SSD Slot, External HDD|
|Disc Drive||Ultra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc|
|Audio||Tempest 3D AudioTech|
Gaming PC with PS5 Gaming performance can go way more expensive because of RTX 3090 ti (cost more than 2500$) and the best processor (i9 or equivalent). So let’s see what specs we need to build a 8K Gaming PC
8K PC Minimum Recommended Specifications
|CPU||6 Core, 12 Thread, 3.8 GHz base clock or higher CPU|
|GPU||RTX 3090 (It Support 8K Gaming)|
|RAM||64 GB, 3200 MHz, CL16 (4x 16 GB or 2x 32 GB) or higher speed|
|STORAGE||500GB SSD + 2TB Hard disk (recommended)|
|POWER SUPPLY||750W 80 plus Gold or higher (with two separate 8 pin PCIe power cables dedicated to the Graphics Processor RTX 3090)|
|PC CABINATE||ATX mid tower case, high airflow style (2-3 intake fans at the bottom or front of the case and 1-3 exhaust fans at the top/back of the case)|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Windows 10, Version 2004, Build 19041 or later|
|MOTHERBOARD||PCIe Gen 3 or higher|
Which One is Better?
If your Sole purpose is Gaming, then you can get a PS5 for yourself under $500, but if you do streaming, create content, editing, run heavy applications besides gaming then go for a gaming PC (it can cost you more than $6000 for 8k setup). a part from all this you need a 8K resolution monitor screen to play your game so Which one is better solely depends on your demand, budget and decision.