Now the specs for the PS5 and Xbox Series X have been released, the console wars have well and truly kicked off, as fans debate what’s more important: GPU performance or SSD speeds?
I don’t intend on joining that debate – both are very important for gaming systems – but I will stress one thing: the PS5’s absurdly speedy SSD will take Sony’s first-party offering to new heights.
But first, to address a common misconception: faster SSD speeds don’t solely reduce loading times. That is certainly one of the major benefits, as Mark Cerny suggested the likes of fast travel on Marvel’s Spider-Man could become near-instant, but there’s an even greater advantage to the revolutionary hardware.
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