PS4: Next-Gen Orbis 'Final Specs' Revealed?
Sony's next-gen PS4 Orbis final specs have been 'revealed' - but how does it compare to the Durango rumours?
Published on Jan 28, 2013
Sony’s next-gen PS4 ‘Orbis’ console’s final specs have supposedly been leaked today.
The specifications leaked by VgLeaks show a system with eight Jaguar cores at 1.6Ghz each, arranged as two clusters of four and a ‘Liverpool Soc’ from AMD Fusion APU Architecture.
RAM will clock in at 4GB for the system, or 3.5GB available to games, and will also pack in a high-speed BluRay drive, an enhanced DualShock and a Move controller as standard, the leak suggests.
Last week, NowGamer reported on the rumoured specs of Orbis’s dev kits.
Here are the final retail specs, according to the information:
- Custom implementation of AMD Fusion APU Arquitecture (Accelerated Processing Unit)
- Provides good performance with low power consumtion
- Integrated CPU and GPU
- Considerably bigger and more powerful than AMD’s other APUs
- Orbis contains eight Jaguar cores at 1.6 Ghz, arranged as two “clusters”
- Each cluster contains 4 cores and a shared 2MB L2 cache
- 256-bit SIMD operations, 128-bit SIMD ALU
- SSE up to SSE4, as well as Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
- One hardware thread per core
- Decodes, executes and retires at up to two intructions/cycle
- Out of order execution
- Per-core dedicated L1-I and L1-D cache (32Kb each)
- Two pipes per core yield 12,8 GFlops performance
- 102.4 GFlops for system
- GPU is based on AMD’s “R10XX” (Southern Islands) architecture
- DirectX 11.1+ feature set
- Liverpool is an enhanced version of the architecture
- 18 Compute Units (CUs)
- Hardware balanced at 14 CUs
- Shared 512 KB of read/write L2 cache
- 800 Mhz
- 1.843 Tflops, 922 GigaOps/s
- Dual shader engines
- 18 texture units
- 8 Render backends
- 4 GB unified system memory, 176 GB/s
- 3.5 available to games (estimate)
- High speed Blu-ray drive
- Single layer (25 GB) or dual layer (50 GB) discs
- Partial constant angular velocity (PCAV)
- Outer half of disc 6x (27 MB/s)
- Inner half varies, 3.3x to 6x
Internal mass storage:
- One SKU at launch: 500 GB HDD
- There may also be a Flash drive SKU in the future
- 1 Gb/s Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n WIFI, and Bluetooth
- Evolved Dualshock controller
- Dual Camera
- Move controller
- Audio Processor (ACP)
- Video encode and decode (VCE/UVD) units
- Display ScanOut Engine (DCE)
- Zlib Decompression Hardware
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