Sony’s new PS5 has been totally redesigned inside and uses less power
The chip shortage hasn’t been easy on the current console generation. Since launch in 2020 the PS5 has been somewhat challenging to actually buy. It has also gone through a few revisions.
Recently shortages have pushed Sony to increase the price of the PS5 in certain markets. This increase does comes with a few hardware tweaks as well. Austin Evans breaks into, and breaks down, the various differences across revisions. The newest one may actually be the best!
All of these changes add up to another weight reduction, but no obvious changes to the exterior of the PS5. The real big change is the updated motherboard in the PS5. It has shrunk by around two inches, and the cooling for the PS5 is slightly different thanks to an additional heat pipe at the rear and a smaller heatsink.
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