Xbox Series X Review

Xbox Series X is a very fast and powerful console developed by Microsoft. The Xbox Series X will go on sale this Christmas and set new standards for performance, speed, and backward compatibility. It allows you to play thousands of games from all four generations.

Xbox Series X Review

Microsoft has finally declassified all the information regarding the components of its new console Xbox Series X. The console received a custom eight-core AMD Zen 2 processor (each core runs at 3.8 GHz). A custom AMD RNDA 2 video adapter with a capacity of 12 teraflops, which consists of 52 computing elements. Operating at a frequency of 1.825 GHz. The processor and video card are built using a 7-nanometer process technology. The amount of RAM is 16 GB (GDDR6). Custom NVME SSD storage capacity – 1 TB.

There are two main boards used inside the console. The heat is cooled by the Vapor chamber and a 130mm fan located at the top of the device.

16 GB of RAM will be used as follows: 10 GB for fast GPU performance (560 GB / s bandwidth), 3.5 GB for standard memory and 2.5 GB reserved for the operating system (336 GB / s bandwidth). You can expand the internal storage with terabyte drives.

There is support for external HDD via USB 3.2 port and 4K Blu-ray drive. Microsoft’s primary goal is to deliver 4K gaming performance at frame rates ranging from 60 fps to 120 fps.

An equally important factor is the reduction of in-game load times. If you run State of Decay 2 on Xbox Series X and Xbox One X. The new console is 40 seconds faster to start gameplay.

Microsoft has resorted to solid-state drives and is focusing on loading speed for next-generation games. The company uses the “Xbox Velocity Architecture”, which will improve the integration between hardware and software. The result will be seen in large open-world games where developers can create highly accurate environments that dynamically load using the processing power of the console and its SSD.

Another feature of the Xbox Series X is the ability to play multiple games at the same time and switch between them. Moreover, the user will be able to immediately continue playing even after restarting the console to install the system update.

Microsoft is also focusing on support for ray tracing technology in the Xbox Series X. It will make games even more realistic with improved shadows and cinematic effects.

The console will also support 8K resolution at up to 120 fps. Microsoft has partnered with the HDMI and TV manufacturers to add Auto Low Latency Mode and Variable Refresh Rate support to Series X over HDMI 2.1. These technologies should reduce the delay between the moment you press a button on your Xbox controller and see movement on the screen. As for the gamepad itself, it will be equipped with USB-C, use AA batteries and will receive support for Bluetooth Low Energy. It will also have a new button to send clips and screenshots to friends. By the way, old controllers can also be used with Xbox Series X.

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