The PlayStation four Pro might the truth is be appropriate with the quicker, and more moderen SATA revision.
Since its official reveal, Sony has divulged only some particulars in regards to the contained in the PlayStation four Pro. Granted, most of what we don’t know are specifics solely tech-minded gamers can be considering, equivalent to CPU velocity, GPU mannequin and others.
However, one key function of the Pro has to do with the exhausting drive. You see, the common PlayStation four helps SATA 2.zero, the expertise used to attach the drive to the console. SATA 2.zero is outdated, and plenty of hoped the Pro model would come with the quicker and extra superior SATA three.zero.
In an interview with Japanese weblog 4Gamer (by way of NeoGAF), SIE govt vp Masayasu Ito mentioned that the Pro is not going to assist SATA three.zero. Sony later despatched an announcement to the location to right this declare, confirming that SATA three.zero is certainly supported.
This is large information as a result of for individuals who are going to swap the included 1TB drive for a quicker, probably bigger one (despite the fact that Sony has but to verify this), this implies the brand new drive will be capable of attain a lot quicker speeds. This doesn’t actually have an effect on the built-in drive, because it’s often a sluggish 5400 RPM laptop computer drive that received’t profit from larger bandwidth.
In easier phrases, it is a velocity improve from three 3GB/s to 6GB/s.
PlayStation four Pro launch November 10.