It looks like Sony may be exploring a new option when it comes to making PlayStation 5’s faster in terms of production so they can get them in more hands. But the real question is if the new model will be effective – and without problems.
The company has introduced a new model that weighs in at just under a pound less in weight, thanks to the introduction of a smaller heatsink, as well as a new Wi-Fi component and a new fan. This model has 17 wing blades compared to the 23 from the original PS5.
There’s no word on when this model will hit shelves, if it hasn’t already. However, a report from a YouTuber by the name of Austin Evans suggests that these changes are actually making the console worse.
According to Evans, the new console now has a hotter air exhaust, going from 5.4 degrees to 9 degrees Fahrenheit. He noted this is due to having only “half the heat sink” of the original model, which he broke down physically in the video below. No word yet on how the fan plays a part, and what changes come with the Wi-Fi component.
But it already sounds like Sony’s new decision could cause a problem for those that are picking up a PS5 for several hours of play. Only time will tell.
Check out the video below and keep an eye open. You might see a few problematic PS5 systems coming into the fray.
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