The FPS Review
- May 6, 2019
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HDTVTest’s Vincent Teoh has shared a video that suggests the PlayStation 5’s HDMI 2.1 chipset is limited to 32 Gbps. That could be a problem for PS5 gamers who wish to play games in 4K/120 Hz at the highest possible quality, as a greater bandwidth is required for HDR/10-bit color output and 4:4:4 (uncompressed) chroma at that resolution and refresh rate.
Teoh used an LG CX OLED, Denon HDMI 2.1 receiver, and Capcom’s Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition for the test, which includes 4K and 120 FPS support. Sadly, the PS5 was only able to output a compressed 4:2:2 image with chroma subsampling instead of 4:4:4.
It isn’t clear whether Sony will be able to address this problem through a software patch. The PS5 leverages Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions...