PS4 Pro Will Support SATA 3.0 Interface on it’s Hard Drive

Sony corrected a remark made by its Engineering Division Chief Masayasu Ito yesterday on Japanese website 4Gamer, stating that the PlayStation 4 Pro will actually use the SATA 3.0 interface instead of the 2.0 version. This change increases the data transfer rate with the hard disk drive from 3.0 Gbit/s to 6.0 Gbit/s, improving the storage and data transfer performance of the upcoming console.

PS4 Pro Will Support SATA 3.0 Interface on it's Hard Drive
Today Japanese website 4Gamer published a correction that they received with regards to an interview they had with Sony Interactive Entertainment Engineering Division Chief Masayasu Ito, clarifying what interface the PlayStation 4 Pro will use.

Originally mentioning that both the new PlayStation 4 Slim and the upcoming PlayStation 4 Pro would be using the Serial ATA (SATA) 2.0 interface for their hard disk drives, Sony has corrected the remark, stating that the PlayStation 4 Pro will actually use the SATA 3.0 interface instead.

This change increases the data transfer rate with the hard disk drive from 3.0 Gbit/s to 6.0 Gbit/s, significantly improving the storage and data transfer performance of the upcoming console.

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Elements like loading and installation times may be affected as well, but the public will have to wait for real-world tests in order to know for sure.

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