The Xbox Series X pre-orders have finally arrived on September 22. The Xbox Series X is priced at $499.99 and the cheaper version is the Xbox Series S which is priced at $299.99.
- It is worth noting that the standard Xbox Series X is the same price as the standard edition of the PS5 ($499.99) whereas the cheaper model of the PS5, (Digital Edition) is $100.00 more than the Xbox Series S ($399.99 / $299.99)
The cheaper version of the new Xbox has the same next-gen performance but has you capped at 1440p.
A Look Inside the Machine
Looking into the Xbox Series X provides us with a picture of how crazy next-gen consoles are going to be.
- 12 teraflops of processing power
- True 4k gaming
- Frame rates up to 120 fps
- 1 TB custom SSD
Microsoft has definitely created this new console with speed in mind without forgetting performance. With the new SSD, loading speeds will be beyond what we have ever seen in any past consoles.
With some games being able to run at 120 fps, compared to the old 60 fps, this will be a drastic increase in how we see the future of games coming to consoles in the future.
More Tech Specs
|Processor||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
|SOC Die Size. 360.45 mm|
Process. 7nm Enhanced
|Memory & Storage||Memory. 16GB GDDR6 w/320 bit-wide bus|
Memory Bandwidth. 10GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s.
Internal Storage. 1TB Custom NVME SSD
|I/O Throughput. 2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s (Compressed, with custom hardware decompression block)|
Expandable Storage. Support for 1TB Seagate Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S matches internal storage exactly (sold separately). Support for USB 3.1 external HDD (sold separately).
|Video Capabilities||Gaming Resolution. True 4K |
High Dynamic Range. Up to 8K HDR
Optical Drive. 4K UHD Blu-Ray
|Performance Target. Up to 120 FPS|
HDMI Features. Auto Low Latency Mode. HDMI Variable Refresh Rate. AMD FreeSync.
|Ports & Connectivity||HDMI. 1x HDMI 2.1 port|
USB. 3x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
Wireless. 802.11ac dual band
|Ethernet. 802.3 10/100/1000|
Accessories radio. Dedicated dual band Xbox Wireless radio.
Let us know what version of the Xbox you will be picking up!