PS4, Everything About it So Far

PS4, Everything About it So Far

This article is a comprehensive list of PS4 information. Please follow the links in each category to find details on the console, its capabilities and availability.

Release Date:

  • November 15 (US)
  • November 29 (EU)

Launching in 32 Regions by end of the Year

Official Website | PS4 PDF | 360 Degrees of the PS4 |

Contents inside Retail Box Buyers Guide


The full list of technical specifications for the PlayStation 4 have been revealed by Sony at E3:

  • Recommended retail price: US $399, Canada $399, €399 and £349
  • CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar” Single-chip custom processor
    • Number of Cores/Threads: 8/8
    • Estimated Frequency: 1.6Ghz (Max 2.75Ghz)
    • Shared L2 Cache: 2 x 2MB
    • Manufacturing Process: 28nm
  • GPU: AMD next-generation Radeon based graphics engine
    • Peak Shader Throughput: 1.84TFLOPS
    • GPU Cores: 1152
  • Memory: 8GB GDDR5
    • Frequency: 5500MHz
    • System Memory Bus: 256-bits
    • System Memory Bandwidth: 176.0GB/s
  • Storage size: 500GB hard disk drive, user removable*
  • External dimensions: Approximately 275 x 53 x 305mm
  • Mass: Approx 2.8kg
  • BD/DVD drive (read only): BD x 6 CAV, DVD x 8 CAV
  • Input/Output: Super-Speed USBx (USB 3.0) port x2, AUX port x1
  • Networking: Ethernet x1, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR)
  • AV output: HDMI out port, DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) port
  • Included: PlayStation 4 system x1, Wirelesscontroller (DualShock 4) x1, Mono headset x1,AC power cord x1, HDMI cable x1, USB cable x1

Article Links

GPU Articles

Find the Original Playstation Thread with a list of upcoming games here

Playstation Plus for PS4

Playstation Plus Across Devices

  Playstation Plus

  • 12 Hit games for PlayStation®3 and 6 for PS Vita
  • New games added to your collection every month
  • Exclusive discounts of up to 75% on the PlayStation®Store
  • One membership works across PS4™, PS3™ and PS Vita systems
PS+ Articles

Features with NO PS+ requirement





Technology Features & Remote Play



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6 comments on “PS4, Everything About it So Far”

  1. Pendant says:

    Specs are pretty much all I care about, so I like that it’s the first item highlighted.

    Very detailed and comprehensive. Excellent information gathering work.

  2. Fex says:

    Thank you for this great article! So many questions clarified and so many things I did not think to ask elucidated! There’s also a list of upcoming games here guys

  3. Emergence says:

    Bookmarked. Needs a tab for barely contained excitement.

  4. Kenleymac says:

    Hope it works with my Astro A40 Headset!

  5. reim0027 says:

    Specs are way over my head. I’m more interested in the games, and the “restrictions” (ahem – M$).

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