Elon Musk teased that Tesla’s new Model S Plaid could be able to working Cyberpunk 2077 earlier this 12 months, and he’s now demonstrated the automotive’s “PS5-level efficiency.” The refreshed Model S features a new Tesla infotainment system, powered by AMD’s Ryzen processor and a discrete AMD RDNA 2 GPU.
“There’s by no means been a automotive that has state-of-the-art computing expertise, state-of-the-art infotainment the place that is actually on the degree of a PlayStation 5,” stated Tesla CEO Elon Musk throughout a demo occasion final night time. “That is precise PlayStation 5-level efficiency… sure it may well run Cyberpunk. It’s excessive body fee, it’ll do 60fps with state-of-the-art video games.”
AMD revealed final week that it’s powering this new infotainment system in each the new Model S and Model X, with 10 teraflops of compute energy. That in itself is sort of an identical to the ten.28 teraflops discovered on Sony’s PlayStation 5, though Tesla’s whole compute consists of each the built-in and discrete GPUs so it received’t be a full 10 teraflops for gaming alone.
We solely noticed a short demo of Cyberpunk 2077 working at excessive body charges on the $130,000 Model S Plaid throughout Tesla’s occasion, alongside a more in-depth take a look at the up to date UI on the infotainment system.
A Tesla-branded controller.
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In separate demonstrations after the occasion, some Tesla followers have been capable of get photos of what seems to be a Tesla-branded recreation controller. It’s not clear if the controller, which mimics the form of the automotive’s steering wheel, is a dummy unit or not. It seems alongside an Xbox controller in a photograph revealed by Reddit users (above), and movies appear to indicate the Xbox controller getting used to play Cyberpunk 2077.
You could be questioning why you’d want PS5-level gaming efficiency in your automotive, which the Technoking is completely happy to reply. “If you concentrate on the way forward for the place the automotive is commonly in autopilot or full self-driving mode, then leisure goes to turn out to be rising necessary,” stated Musk. Till that’s a actuality, we’re hoping to see the parents at Digital Foundry benchmark a automotive working the most recent AAA video games in opposition to highly effective PCs, the PS5, and the Xbox Collection X.