PS4K console is codenamed the PS4K NEO with CPU, GPU and RAM specifications surfacing via GiantBomb, alongside confirmation from Eurogamer (see below) this afternoon.
Here are some new spec leaks about PS 4.5 aka NEO
According to Eurogamer, Sony's PlayStation 4 will offer both (named internally) 'Base' and 'NEO' Modes.
Spec Original PS4 PS4K NEO CPU 8 Jaguar Cores at 1.6 GHz 8 Jaguar Cores at 2.1 GHz GPU AMD GCN, 18 CUs at 800 MHz Improved AMD GCN, 36 CUs at 911 MHz Memory 8 GB GDDR5, 176 GB/s 8 GB GDDR5, 218 GB/s
To quote: "There will be no games exclusive to the Neo model, every title will be available on both, and there's no suggestion of VR-exclusive Neo modes at this point. Developers are prohibited from creating Neo-exclusive gameplay features, and enhancements are expected to be graphical and performance-based in nature.
Gamers on both systems will be tied into the same ecosystem, meaning that users of both models will be competing against one another in online games. The user interface and PSN systems will also be identical.
According to Sony's own documents, there is a focus on delivering 4K gaming content, though upscaling to UHD resolution is likely. Owners of 1080p screens can expect benefits too, explicitly stated as:
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- Higher frame-rates
- More stable frame-rates
- Improved graphics fidelity
- Additional graphics features"