Does PS4 support gigabit ethernet?

Does PS4 support gigabit ethernet_

As the graphical prowess and overall complexity of PS4 games grows, install sizes continue to soar. It’s not unheard of for games to push 60 gigabytes, and with constant patches, it can feel like you’re downloading more than playing.

Internet speeds are more relevant than ever, with more and more individuals investing in higher tier plans from ISP’s to support a constant influx of downloads, Spotify, Netflix, and online multiplayer.

Some have even gone so far as buying into gigabit internet with providers like Google Fiber and Verizon Fios.

Which brings us to the crux of console networking:

Does the PS4 support gigabit ethernet? Can it fully take advantage of a lightning fast fiber connection?

Technically, each model supports the standard but there is a catch.

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Fast WiFi Gaming: Your Guide to 5GHz on the PS4

Your guide to 5GHz on the PS4

Looking to boost your PS4’s internet speeds? 5GHz may be the solution you need.

Not to be confused with 5G, the hottest new networking infrastructure making waves, 5GHz is a wireless networking band that offers a higher bandwidth than 2.4GHz at the cost of range.

It’s another one of those PS4 features that’s sometimes confusing due to variance of support across models.

Does the regular PS4 support 5GHz? How can I start using 5GHz? Will it actually make a huge difference in speeds?

Read below for answers to these questions and more as I dive into the realities of 5GHz console gaming.

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