I am an enormous fan of those die pictures and X-ray pictures of any tech for that matter, however now we’ve got some superior photos of the PlayStation 5 die. Test it out:
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Twitter person @FritzchensFritz shared the photographs of the extraordinarily close-up shot of the PS5 die, which exhibits that the PlayStation 5 would not have Infinity Cache just like the RDNA 2-powered Radeon RX 6000 collection graphics playing cards do. There is not any 128MB of purpose-built cache serving to out the GDDR6 reminiscence right here, as you’ll be able to see the caches are separated.
Why is that? As a result of Sony is utilizing a semi-custom chip designed between Sony and AMD for the PS5, so it really works in another way to the off-the-shelf-if-you-can-find-it Radeon RX 6800 collection playing cards with their 128MB of super-fast Infinity Cache. Do not forget that what we’re taking a look at is not simply the GPU of the PS5, however the CPU + GPU (APU = Accelerated Processing Unity which is each the CPU and GPU mixed).
The superior PS5 die pictures have been achieved by utilizing a particular microscope utilizing brief wave infrared mild (SWIR) which permits somebody with that microscope to take photos of one thing just like the PS5 die with out detatching and grinding it (which might injury it).
The pictures beneath are of the Sony PlayStation 5 die, the place you’ll be able to see the chip itself — after which the structure detailed.
We have already seen the die shot of the Xbox Sequence X, which was teased back in August 2020. I’ve obtained that for you beneath, so you’ll be able to examine the PS5 and Xbox Sequence X dies.