Next Gen Consoles Compared

Wondering how the 8th gen video game consoles compare? Here is a side-by-side rundown of the specifications known so far. The clear winner is the PlayStation 4 beating the Xbox One with its higher powered GDDR5 RAM… oh and the fact that it’s $100 less and they let you trade games forever.

Wii U Deluxe with GamePad
Wii U
ps4
PS4
xbox_one
Xbox One
CPU 3 Core
1.24GHz
IBM PowerPC 750-based
8 Core
2GHz max¹
AMD Jaguar APU x86-64
8 Core
2GHz max¹
AMD Jaguar APU x86-64
GPU AMD Radeon
0.24 TFLOPS
550Mhz
320 Cores
(non-integrated)
AMD Radeon
1.84 TFLOPS
800MHz
1152 Cores
(integrated in APU)
AMD Radeon
1.23 TFLOPS
853MHz
768 Cores
(integrated in APU)
RAM 2GB DDR3
1600MHz
12.8GB/s bandwidth
(1GB reserved for OS)
8GB GDDR5
5500MHz
176GB/s bandwidth
8GB DDR3
2133MHz
68.3GB/s bandwidth
(3GB reserved for OS)
Storage 32GB Flash (deluxe)
8GB Flash (basic)
500GB HDD 500GB HDD
Media 25GB SL Wii U Optical Disc 25GB SL Blu-ray
50GB DL Blu-ray
25GB SL Blu-ray
50GB DL Blu-ray
Price $299/$349 $399 $499

¹ Jaguar 28nm APU is good for up to 2GHz [source]

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