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You may have heard the PS5 is big—but thankfully, it still fits in Creative Electron's X-ray cabinet. Check out the huge fan, and all the heat pipes overlapping like a freeway interchange.

This thing absolutely towers over its predecessor—not to mention its competition.

To keep this curvy guy stable, Sony includes a thoughtfully designed stand. With just a bit of fiddling, it allows the PS5 to either pose vertically or lie gracefully on its side.

There's also a small cubby on the bottom to stash the stand's screw when in horizontal mode. Smart!

Around back, the PS5 shows off its ports: two USB-A 3.0, LAN, HDMI 2.1, and two-pin power. Add those to the duo of USB ports on the front (one Type A, one Type C), and you've got a reasonably well-connected console.

The PS5 loses the PS4's optical audio port—possibly disappointing if you're holding onto an older receiver or sound bar.

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