As promised, Microsoft has finally unveiled the latest addition to the Xbox One console family, the Xbox One X (aka Project Scorpio) at the E3 briefing held in Los Angeles, CA. The Xbox One X has been the most exciting thing for the Xbox One fans over the past year and with the recent announcement, the expectations have gone even higher.
Not only is the Xbox One X the world’s most powerful console, but the smallest ever made by the Microsoft, which brings immersive true 4K gaming, never seen before. At the heart of the Xbox One X, sits the Scorpio Engine. It is an 8-core Custom AMD CPU which is clocked at 2.3GHz to bring enhanced AI, real world detail, and smoother interactions to your gaming.
There is a whopping 12GB GDDR5 of graphic memory, which not only adds speed and power to game performance but aids the 6 Teraflop GPU to enable true and realistic 4K environments and characters with exquisite detail and smoother animations.
To keep your games always ready at the blink of an eye, all this power puts up to a faster 326 GB/sec memory bandwidth, so that your gaming momentum keeps flowing.
Other Xbox One X features include:
- Leaner. Much meaner: A 40% increase in power doesn’t mean an increase in the size. In fact, Xbox One X is the smallest console we’ve ever made.
- Scorpio engine: With 6 Teraflops, 326GB/s of Memory Bandwidth and advanced, custom silicon, the Scorpio Engine is the world’s most powerful console gaming processor.
- Maximum cooling, minimal noise: All that power doesn’t mean more heat and noise. Xbox One X uses advanced liquid cooling and the supercharger-style centrifugal fan to ensure it stays cool.
- Custom tuned: To maximize performance and minimize power consumption, Xbox One X uses the hovis method, a cutting edge digital power delivery system that custom tunes each console’s voltage.
The Xbox One is certainly not for every gamer, but the most enthusiastic who really wants power and get true 4K gaming experience but that shouldn’t stop you from buying it. For most of you out there, if you still have Xbox One S, there is no need to upgrade as of now.
Price and Release date
Xbox One X is coming to all Xbox One markets starting Nov. 7, 2017, and will retail for $499 USD, 449 pounds, 499 euros, CAD $599 and AU $649.1