AMD’s Navi 23 GPU for Tesla Automobiles is Roughly as Powerful as the PS5

AMD’s RDNA 2 based Navi 23 GPU for Tesla’s vehicles is pretty much as powerful as the chip powering the next-gen PlayStation 5 consoles, at least on paper. Like the PS5, the Navi 23 GPU features 16GB of GDDR6 memory running at 14Gbps, albeit paired with a slimmer 128-bit, nonetheless resulting in a 224GB/s memory bandwidth, same as the Xbox Series X.

The GPU comes with two DisplayPorts, one HDMI 1.4 ports, and a PCIe 3.0 x8 interface for expansion devices:


Where the PS5 features a total of 36 Compute Units, the Navi 23 GPU packs 32 with a higher peak frequency of 2.44GHz (vs 2.24GHz dynamic boost on the PS5) which helps compensate for the slightly lower vector count and slimmer bus.

The Navi 23 GPU can yield a total performance of 10 TFLOPs, the same as the PlayStation 5 and slightly lower than the Xbox Series X. It’s important to note that the compute rating isn’t everything, but considering the application it’s still pretty impressive.


Computer Engineering dropout (3 years), writer, journalist, and amateur poet. I started my first technology blog, Techquila while in college to address my hardware passion. Although largely successful, it was a classic example of too many people trying out multiple different things but getting nothing done. Left in late 2019 and been working on Hardware Times ever since.

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