83points

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

63points

Valve Steam Machine

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
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Sony PlayStation 4 Pro vs Valve Steam Machine

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Why is Sony PlayStation 4 Pro better than Valve Steam Machine?

  • 769 more available games
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    1216vs447
  • 43.75% faster CPU speed
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    8 x 2.3GHzvs4 x 3.2GHz
  • 0.17 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
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    4.14 TFLOPSvs3.97 TFLOPS
  • 5GB more RAM memory
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    8GBvs3GB
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Is DLNA-certified
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  • Has an external memory slot
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Why is Valve Steam Machine better than Sony PlayStation 4 Pro?

  • 112.4GB/s higher memory bandwidth
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    288.4GB/svs176GB/s
  • 63MHz faster GPU clock speed
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    863MHzvs800MHz
  • 1152 more shading units
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    2304vs1152
  • 16 more render output units (ROPs)
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    48vs32
  • 5 more USB ports
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    8vs3
  • 12mm narrower
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    315mmvs327mm
  • 2 more buttons
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    16vs14
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

Buy used:

$346.99

ProductStorePrice
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$389.99

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 2.3GHz

4 x 3.2GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.floating-point performance

4.14 TFLOPS

3.97 TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
3.RAM

8GB

3GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
4.memory bandwidth

176GB/s

288.4GB/s

A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
5.GPU clock speed

800MHz

863MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
6.Can connect to an external drive
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.

General info

1.Hard drive is replaceable
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
The internal hard drive can be replaced by the user, for example if you wish to upgrade to a larger storage capacity.
2.Is region free
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.
3.thickness

295mm

305mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.width

327mm

315mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.Has an internal power supply
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
Devices with an internal power supply are desirable as they don't require a large external "power brick" on the cable. It’s more aesthetically pleasing and an advantage if you have limited space.
6.height

55mm

74mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
4.has an external memory slot
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
5.USB ports

3

8

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.number of games

1216

447

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.has voice commands
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.Streaming without subscription
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
4.Can play games while they download
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download while you are playing.
5.Has optical tracking
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.
6.Supports 3D
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

2

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
2.has an integrated touchpad
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
With a touchpad, users can control the device by moving their finger on a touch-sensitive surface.
3.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
A motion controller is a type of game controller that utilizes sensors (such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, and other types of sensors) to track motion and provide input.
4.Has a wireless controller
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
5.Has dual force feedback
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro
Valve Steam Machine
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.
6.number of buttons

14

16

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Price comparison

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

Buy used:

$346.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 4 Pro AmazonSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Bla...Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Black (PS4 Pro)
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$389.99

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