Yeah that's the trade off unfortunately. My Xbox One is massive and has an external power brick but it's a lot quieter than my PS4.
I don't mind neither size nor the noise, but for a lot of people that is a hard trade.
duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"
Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"
Azzanation: "PS5 wouldn't sold out at launch without scalpers."