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1556320cookie-checkMicrosoft And The Xbox Team Offer A Closer Look At The Xbox Series X Specs

Microsoft And The Xbox Team Offer A Closer Look At The Xbox Series X Specs

Earlier this year, during the late part of February, we covered the Xbox Series X specs. However, Microsoft and the Xbox Team wanted to offer gamers and fans alike an even deeper look at the forthcoming next-gen console, meaning that multiple videos and a blog post are up, allowing the curious to peer at the bits and pieces that power the Series X.

Again, if you want to read up on what the Series X has to offer, you can hit up the given link that covers the system’s GPU, CPU, and other specs.

In case you don’t want to read through a long list of stuff, here’s the new official chart courtesy of showing you the Series X’s specs:

  • CPU: 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.66 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU
  • GPU: 12 TFLOPS, 52 CUs @ 1.825 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU
  • Die Size: 360.45 mm2
  • Process: 7nm Enhanced
  • Memory: 16 GB GDDR6 w/ 320mb bus
  • Memory Bandwidth: 10GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s
  • Internal Storage: 1 TB Custom NVME SSD
  • I/O Throughput: 2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s (Compressed, with custom hardware decompression block)
  • Expandable Storage: 1 TB Expansion Card (matches internal storage exactly)
  • External Storage: USB 3.2 External HDD Support
  • Optical Drive: 4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive
  • Performance Target: 4K @ 60 FPS, Up to 120 FPS

Furthermore, the blog post also shines a light on the Series X’s “load time technology.” Although the following gameplay isn’t optimized for the upcoming console, the blog post claims that through the “Velocity Engine Architecture” gamers will experience less downtime and more time playing:

The second video on the official Xbox YouTube channel comes a sneak peek at the “Quick Resume” feature. Also powered by the “Velocity Engine Architecture,” Quick Resume enables players to “seamlessly switch between multiple titles” from a suspended state almost instantly without waiting through long loading screens:

Whether or not you are a fan of Digital Foundry is up to you, but Microsoft invited two members of the team out to shoot on location in the U.S. and go hands-on with Series X. The duo examines the machine’s parts and offers insight on hardware specifications, dimensions, and more:

And the last video by Digital Foundry covers the specification of the Series X from top to bottom. In other words, more info on the forthcoming unit:

Lastly, the Series X will release during the late part of Q4 2020 — that is assuming the coronavirus doesn’t affect shipment, parts, and other plans for launch day.

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