Sony Playstation 5 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Sony Playstation 5 has 8 cores with 16 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the AMD Ryzen 7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA socket and was released in Q3/2020.
Sony Playstation 5

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Sony Playstation 5. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Sony Playstation 5.

Name: Sony Playstation 5
Family: AMD Ryzen 7
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 4000G
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Sony Playstation 5 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x Zen 2
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 3.50 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Sony Playstation 5 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (Playstation 5)
GPU frequency: 2.23 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 36
Shader: 2304
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB
Max. displays: 1
Generation: 1
Direct X: 12
Technology: 7 nm
Release date: Q3/2021

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: GDDR6
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: 448.0 GB/s
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 12
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Sony Playstation 5 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 7 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: BGA
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
Architecture: Renoir (Zen 2)
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
Release date: Q3/2020
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Sony Playstation 5 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7567U Intel Core i7-7567U
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1067
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
1059
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 AMD Ryzen 7 2700
8C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
1057
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
1056
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1052
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1052
Intel Core i5-1030NG7 Intel Core i5-1030NG7
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1049
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
9923
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
9894
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
9704
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
9625
Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU) Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU)
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
9569
AMD Ryzen 7 5700U AMD Ryzen 7 5700U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
9555
Intel Core i5-11500H Intel Core i5-11500H
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
9532
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
403
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
403
Intel Core i7-8850H Intel Core i7-8850H
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
403
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
402
Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
402
Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
402
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
400
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-11260H Intel Core i5-11260H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
3831
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
3751
Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
3745
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
3735
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
3734
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
3709
Intel Core i7-8700K Intel Core i7-8700K
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
3689
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6850K Intel Core i7-6850K
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
998
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
996
Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
994
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
992
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X AMD Ryzen 5 2500X
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
988
Intel Core i5-4690K Intel Core i5-4690K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
988
Intel Core i7-4770K Intel Core i7-4770K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
988
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650GE AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650GE
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
6682
AMD EPYC 7551P AMD EPYC 7551P
32C 64T @ 2.55 GHz
6676
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
6668
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
6635
Intel Core i5-12500T Intel Core i5-12500T
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
6625
Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
6576
AMD Ryzen Embedded V2516 AMD Ryzen Embedded V2516
6C 12T @ 2.10 GHz
6575
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (XBox Series X) @ 1.83 GHz
12150
Apple M2 Max (30-GPU) Apple M2 Max (30-GPU)
Apple M2 Max (30 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
10650
Apple M1 Max (32-GPU) Apple M1 Max (32-GPU)
Apple M1 Max (32 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
10600
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (Playstation 5) @ 2.23 GHz
10300
Apple M1 Max (24-GPU) Apple M1 Max (24-GPU)
Apple M1 Max (24 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
7830
Apple M2 Pro (12-CPU 19-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (12-CPU 19-GPU)
Apple M2 Pro (19 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
6745
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
Apple M2 Pro (16 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
5680
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Xeon E5-2658 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2658 v3
12C 24T @ 2.50 GHz
16298
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
16165
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X AMD Ryzen 5 3500X
6C 6T @ 4.00 GHz
16110
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
16095
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
16095
Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
16078
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2667 v3
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
16011
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



Benchmarks


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