Xbox One X Specs, Features, Tech
Microsoft’s hugely anticipated project Scorpio console is now officially called Xbox One X and is due for release this November. If your’e looking for Xbox One X specs then you’re in the right place and we’ve got you covered with all the details below:
Xbox One X Specs: CPU
For those who are into technical specifications here are the Xbox One X specs as seen under the hood, starting with the CPU:
- CPU: Custom designed eight core CPU
- RAM: 12GB GDDR5 at 326 GB/s
- GPU: 40 compute units at 1172MHz
- Capacity: 1TB HDD Internal Storage
- Memory: 8GB Flash memory
- Disc Type: 4K UHD Blu-ray Optical Disc Drive
- Video Output: 4K image output, HDR 10 supported
- Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1
- Connections: 3 – USB 3.0 ports, 2 -HDMI ports, Ethernet, IR out
- Wireless Options: Wi-Fi (dual-band, direct), Bluetooth, IR Blaster
- Bandwidth: 326GB per second
What Do I Get from the Xbox One X Specs?
If you’re not so good with the technical stuff above here is a quick summary in layman’s terms:
The Xbox One X will boast up to 40% more power than the Xbox One console. Incredibly, it will still come in at a leaner size than any console Microsoft has ever made! Furthermore, One X features the Scorpio Engine, touted by Microsoft as the “world’s most powerful console gaming processor.”
Just as all that extra power doesn’t have to mean a bigger console, Microsoft has made sure that it also doesn’t increase heat or noise from the machine. The company is using advanced liquid cooling to keep the Xbox One X’s temperatures low. Furthermore, the liquid cooling system is augmented by a supercharger-style centrifugal fan that ensures the One X stays cool.
Most of all, Xbox One X is custom-built to reduce power consumption while maximising performance. The company calls this technology the Hovis Method. The tech is a cutting-edge digital power delivery system customises each console’s power usage for efficiency.
Compatible with Xbox One
Most noteworthy, however, is the fact that Xbox One X will be compatible with everything Xbox One related. That includes your Xbox 360 and Xbox One games, Xbox One accessories, in addition to your TV. Xbox One X will also allow you to bring over your communities such as clubs, Xbox Live friends, achievements and game saves.
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Xbox One X Specs: Summary
To summarise, the Xbox One Specs above reveal that the new console will feature stunning capabilities. Each of the machines custom built eight core CPU clocked in at 2.3GHz, much more than the 1.75GHz produced by the CPU in the Xbox One. Consequently, all the above Xbox One X specs are designed with running smooth 4K pictures consistently. Whether the One X will be able to achieve that lofty goal, only time will tell. For now we will have to make do with poring over the specs and marveling at what a thing of wonder Microsoft may produce.