Sony Playstation Portable (PSP)

Edit on Github | Updated: 23rd September 2022

Hardware

When announced the PSP was claimed to be as powerful as the PS2 and while it was certainly a very powerful system and the most impressive portable console on the market, it didn’t quite reach the performance of it’s home console sibling.

The PSP was made up of:

  • Dual Core MIPS 32bit CPU with SIMD Matrix coprocessor
  • GPU with embedded memory (Fixed Function Pipeline)
  • Sound processing on second CPU core

Retail Hardware

For an in-depth look at the Playstation Portable’s Retail hardware architecture check out the excellent post by Copetti.org: PlayStation Portable Architecture | A Practical Analysis


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