The PlayStation 5 Has A “Special Sauce”, AMD CEO Teases

May 2
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AMD has been working closely with Sony for the development of the PlayStation 5 console, and the company is proud of having contributed to powering a “special sauce”.

Speaking with Jim Cramer, AMD CEO Lisa Su discussed the company’s partnership with Sony, teasing some sort of special sauce that will be powered by the company’s chip.

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We are so honoured and proud to be part of Sony’s next-generation PlayStation. This has been a really long-term partnership with them. We love gaming. We think gaming is a really good secular growth market. What we have done with Sony is really architect something for their application, for their special sauce. It’s a great honor for us. We’re really excited about what the next generation PlayStation will do. And happy to be a part of it.

We still have no idea on the console’s specs, but it seems like the PlayStation 5 is going to be a very powerful console. A recent rumor revealed that the console’s devkit is running a nearly 13 teraflops GPU. What we know for sure is that the console will be powered by a CPU based on the third generation of AMD’s Ryzen line and by a GPU that will support ray tracing.

The PlayStation 5 is currently in the works, and it will be launched on a yet to be confirmed release date worldwide.

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