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Sony upgrades its PS5 with a more efficient processor

PlayStation 5 sales started about two years ago. Since then, Sony has been incorporating internal hardware improvements Which can be easily seen if you open the 2020 console and compare it with the latest console they sell. In one of their latest changes, they have included a new processor that is just as powerful as the previous one, but promises to be more efficient.



Until now, the PS5 had a chip named ‘Oberon’, but recently they have changed it to ‘Oberon’.Oberon Plus, The reason for this ‘plus’ lies in the manufacturing of the processor, which was first done through TSMC’s N7 photolithographic process and has become the N6 process.

This modification makes it possible for developers to introduce Same number of transistors on a smaller chip. In this way, the Sony console retains its power and other advantages that it already had, but the size of the ‘die’ goes from 300 mm2 to 260 mm2.

With this innovation, the processor will generate less heat and, therefore, Ventilation system may be thin, According to some experts, Oberon Plus will reduce the production cost of the PS5 and increase Sony’s economic benefits.


Dolby Atmos is included.

Changing the chip won’t bring down the price of this console, which has recently gone up. However, this fuels rumors about the possibility that the company is working on a version of The thinnest PS5 and without the integrated Blu-ray reader.

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