Sony'S New Ps5 Model Has A Smaller, Lighter Heatsink
Sony Chief Financial Officer Hiroki Totoki announced that the PlayStation 5 console - which comes with a drive for $499 - will no longer be sold at a loss. The company also revealed that PS5 Standard Edition will no longer be sold at a loss, which means that it will make a profit on the console.
A new, smaller heatsink of the revamped PS5 model is likely to be cheaper, enabling Sony to reduce the price of the PS5. YouTube creator Austin Evans has released a teardown showing that the lighter revamp of the PlayStation 5 uses a smaller, more cost-effective heat sink. The new heatsink is likely to be cheaper and will allow Sony to reduce the cost of the console.
Sony is using the PS5 "s new heatsink to cool its console with a heattube-shaped airflow design that produces the same level of performance as a steam chamber. YouTube creator YouTube Evans has released a teardown revealing that the rebooted PS5 Digital Edition diskless model uses a smaller, cheaper heat sink.
The heat sink that helps cool the PS5 is smaller than the original, which, according to YouTuber Austin Evans, reduces the weight by 300 grams. In a test Evans discovered the new model at a location in Australia, with the smaller version running hotter than the PS5 models at 3C / 5C.
Other changes to the new PS5 model include a new fan, the screws mentioned above and a new Wi-Fi component that Evans has not tested. He also opened the PS5 Digital Edition version so we do not know for sure whether Sony has replaced the cooler for the new model or the drive. YouTuber Austin Evans notes that fans of the new PS5 model revised are different : "There are 3 different fans on all PS5 models and all are produced by Delta Electronics.
The changes come after Sony said last year that it would no longer sell the $499 PS5 version of its original price in a report on loss, suggesting that the company was struggling to keep the console affordable thanks to an expensive cooling system. Sony is also shipping a revised version of the PlayStation 5 Disc and digital editions and although we know that they are 300 grams lighter than the introductory models, it is unclear how much this is. The changes come as Sony announced that it was no longer selling its $499 PS5 model, suggesting that the loss report last year suggested that it was struggling to keep pace with PS5 costs, partly due to its costly cooling solutions.
Are you looking forward to the new revised PS5?