The Days of the Mind-Blowing Console Upgrade Are Over

Modern graphics were already great. Without a cutting-edge TV, the PS5 and Xbox Series X may not have much to offer you.

Eric Ravenscraft
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5 min readDec 1, 2020

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Living room with a Sony PlayStation 5 home video game console and DualSense controller alongside a television
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The PlayStation 5 features a GPU capable of providing 10.28 TFLOPs of power, with 36 compute units. The Xbox Series X, meanwhile, pulls down a glorious 12 TFLOPs with 56…

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Eric Ravenscraft
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Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.