Microsoft Reveals Xbox Series X Specs

  • AUTHOR: anam
  • POSTED ON: March 17, 2020

Microsoft is all set to release the full specifications of its Xbox Series X console and we couldn’t be more pumped. So far, we know that the device contains support for removable storage and the load time for games has been reduced.

Source: Tech Radar

The company has used a custom AMD Zen 2 CPU with eight cores clocked at 3.8 GHz each, a custom AMD RDNA 2 GPU with 12 teraflops and 52 compute units clocked at 1.825GHz each. And the best part is that all of this is based on a 7nm process and includes 16GB of GDDR6 RAM with a 1TB custom NVME SSD storage drive.

Source: Pocket Lint

The tech giant employed two mainboards on the Xbox Series X compact design and if you think that this will cause the system to heat up, think again. The structure allows the entire unit to cool through the air that is pulled in from the bottom and pushed out at the top via a 130mm fan.Now comes the overall 16GB of memory.

Developers will use 10GB from it for fast GPU optimal memory, 3.5 GB for standard memory and 2.5 GB is set aside for the OS. So collectively, this power can make your Xbox Series X design to increase the total storage through 1TB expansion cards at the side of the console along with USB 3.2 external HDD support and a 4K Blu-ray drive.

Source: Game Play

According to reports, Microsoft’s set target for overall performance is 4K 60fps up to 120 fps.Coming back to the overall load time for games, Xbox Series X brings striking news for the gamers. In a tech demo that you can find below, State of Decay 2 takes 40 seconds less to load than on the previous Xbox One X. If that’s not an improvement, we don’t know what is. Here’s the Demo!

This console was designed with the sole objective of decreasing the load time for next-gen games and they have been quite successful. If you want to get into more nerdy details, then it was revealed that the developers are using a software called “Xbox Velocity and Architecture”. This improves the overall integration between hardware and software, so the streaming time during games is massively reduced.

Source: Game Play

Imagine playing all the server open-world games where the processing power and SSD of the Xbox Series will create a highly precise environment in international gaming arenas. And now comes the part that appeals to almost all the gamers around the world. You do not have to worry about losing a mission or any level of the game if you reboot the system.

Yes, we have finally seen a breakthrough in the gaming world! It doesn’t matter when you resume your game because it will take you to the exact position where you left it off earlier. The game state will be saved directly to the system’s SSD and tech giant calls this feature’ quick resume’.

Xbox Series X will be 301mm tall and 151 mm in depth and width. So according to calculations and other specs, the design looks amazing. In June, Microsoft will be releasing details about the next-gen games that users will be able to access through Xbox Series X so stay tuned. Watch the full 4K Demo here:

Updated March 17, 2020
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