Amid the different shortcomings that the PS5 deals with, like the lack of variable refresh rate assistance, it appears that its HDMI 2.1 may additionally have some issues. HDTVTest’s Vincent Teoh noted on YouTube that when checking the Xbox Series X with an LG CX 48 inch TV, it handled to result a transmission capacity of approximately 40 GB/s. The PS5 is restricted to just 32 GB/s.
This indicates that when playing specific titles at 120 Hz, there will be a button to 4:2:2 chroma subsampling in contrast to a consistent 4:4:4 on Xbox Collection X. Surprisingly, the PS5 leads the contour when it concerns its signaling approach, which is Fixed Rate Link, while the Xbox Collection X defaults to Change Minimized Differential Signaling. Playing video games at 4K/60 FPS is still feasible on the latter.
Once Again, this is for titles that run at 120 FPS and the selection is currently restricted. It’s likewise very early days yet for extensive HDMI 2.1 adoption yet this deserves bearing in mind when going after 4K video gaming in the future, also if the difference in data transfer isn’t a massive issue. In the meanwhile, take a look at our evaluations for the Xbox Collection X and also PS5 to read more.