Xbox Series X Specs

Xbox Series X Full Specs Revealed Including Internal Storage, Propriety Storage Expansion And Backwards Compatibility

Microsoft has lifted the lid off the full Xbox Series X specs, giving several outlets a look at the brand new console (in person) as well as important information on the storage options that gamers will be able to utilise in order to take advantage of the fast-loading that will help push next-gen forward. The full Xbox Wire post which you can find HERE is well worth a read but we’ve covered the highlights below. 

THE XBOX SERIES X SPECS

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
Die Size 360.45 mm2
Process 7nm Enhanced
Memory 16 GB GDDR6 w/ 320mb bus
Memory Bandwidth 10GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s
Internal Storage 1 TB Custom NVME SSD
I/O Throughput 2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s (Compressed, with custom hardware decompression block)
Expandable Storage 1 TB Expansion Card (matches internal storage exactly)
External Storage USB 3.2 External HDD Support
Optical Drive 4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive
Performance Target 4K @ 60 FPS, Up to 120 FPS
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THE STORAGE SOLUTION

The Xbox Series X will come with a 1 TB Custom NVME SSD which is basically the fastest SSD that you can get today. You’ll also be able to buy an identical Expansion Card (that Seagate have created) that plugs into the back port of the console. This will also add another 1TB to your storage, but it definitely won’t be cheap. It looks as though the console will also support External HDDs, but it’s likely that you won’t get the same quick loading with these.

BACKWARDS COMPATIBILITY

Xbox has confirmed that playing your older games on the Xbox Series X will bring improved boot and load times, more stable frame rates, higher resolutions and improved image quality. You’ll also be able to take advantage of using your Xbox One accessories as well as getting your games saves and progression.

 

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