PS4’s hardware details revealed

At the GDC conference, Sony announced the exact PlayStation 4 specifications. Below is the list.


  • 64-bit x84 arch
  • Low power consumption
  • Low heat
  • 8 cores, HW threads
  • 2MiB L2-cache per 4 core group, 32kib I1 I/D-cache
  • PlayStation Shader Language
  • Similar to HLSL
  • Allows featured BEYOND DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.0


  • Tessellation, adding geometric detail to smooth edges or create more organic shapes


  • 8GB 256 bit GDDR5

HDD Space

  • Unspecified, but will have “a very large hard drive in every console.”

Developer Enviroment

  • Windows 7-bit
  • Tools are full integrated into Visual Studio 2010 and 2012

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