It looks like the PlayStation 5 will get an SSD from Samsung, which will reduce loading times to 0.83 seconds

Sony has made no secret that it plans to release the PlayStation 5 with an SSD installed to reduce loading times. At the same

At the time, the company did not name the component manufacturer, but analyst Daniel Ahmad shared this information.

What is known

The insider attended the Samsung presentation, wherethe company talked about a new type of solid-state drives. It seems that in 2020 the Koreans are planning to release Non-Volatile Memory Express, which Sony will install in the PlayStation 5. Samsung did not directly say that it plans to cooperate with the Japanese gaming giant, but the image of a PS4 with a Dualshok controller at the presentation seems to hint.

According to Samsung, in Samsung NVMe SSD testsbreaks previous generations of drives. For example, NVMe starts the system in less than 29 seconds, and you can play Monster Hunter Worlds in less than 13 seconds after starting the game. In addition, Samsung promises that the new type of drive will be able to save gamers from lag, since a standard HDD does not always have time to load graphics and sound files, creating desynchronization.

Back in May, Sony held a closed presentation,which showed the speed of the PlayStation 5. Judging by the tests, the console loads the Marvel's Spider-Man level in 0.83 seconds, while the PlayStation 4 Pro takes 8 seconds. It is not known whether Sony used new Samsung drives in that presentation, but the performance is still encouraging.

Also in the announcement for Wired, console architect MarkCerny said that an 8-core AMD Ryzen, an AMD Radeon Navi video card and an SSD will be installed inside the PlayStation 5. Among the additional features, Sony promises ray tracing and backward compatibility with the PlayStation 4.

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In the publication, Daniel Ahmad noted that NVMe SSDcan be used not only on PlayStation 5, but also on “other consoles”. It is possible that Microsoft will also want to collaborate with Samsung by installing new drives in the Xbox Scarlet. According to analysts, in the new generation, console manufacturers are concentrating not so much on graphics, but on fast loading times. So Samsung's technology will be useful for Sony and Microsoft.

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