Microsoft's Xbox One X console is now available to Pre-order

What do you think of Scorpio's £449 price tag?

Microsoft's Xbox One X console is now available to Pre-order

Microsoft's Xbox One X console is now available to Pre-order

 

Kicking off Gamescom 2017, Microsoft officially made their upcoming Xbox One X console available to pre-order, promising to deliver 4K gaming at a price of £449 in the UK.  

At the console's November 7th launch, Microsoft promises that there will be 100 games that will feature Xbox One X graphics enhancements. Aside from Microsoft's standard console, there will also be a limited edition "Project Scorpio" version of the console, which will feature some minor aesthetic tweaks to signify that it is a special edition console.

The Xbox One X will be offering over four times the graphical horsepower of a standard Xbox One, feature an enhanced AMD Jaguar CPU with a 550MHz CPU clock speed boost and a colossal increase in memory bandwidth. More staggering is the fact that the Xbox One X is smaller than Microsoft's existing Xbox One and Xbox One S, and has its power brick integrated into the system itself.

This makes the Xbox One X a highly compact console which comes ready for 4K or similar (upscaled or checkerboarded) gaming resolutions. Below is a comparison between the Xbox One and Xbox One X's specifications. 

 

 Xbox oneXbox One SScorpio
Process Node28nm16nm16nm
CPU Cores888
CPU ArchtectureJaguarJaguarEnhanced/Custom Jaguar
CPU Clock Speeds1.75GHz1.75GHz2.3GHz
Memory amount (Total)8GB8GB12GB
Memory amount (for games)5GB5GB9GB
Memory TypeDDR3DDR3GDDR5
Memory Clock2133MHz2133MHz6.8GHz
Memory Bus256-bit256-bit384-bit
Memory Bandwidth68.26GB/s68.26GB/s326GB/s
Memory Bandwidth (ESRAM)204GB/s219GB/sN/A
GPU ArchtectureGCNGCNCustom Polaris
GPU CUs121240
GPU Cores7687682560
GPU Clock Speeds853MHz914MHz1172MHz
GPU Perf (TFlops)1.311.46.0

 

Microsoft's Xbox One X console is now available to Pre-order

 

Xbox One X pre-orders have started today at UK retailers like Amazon and Game, though pre-order stock is limited at this time. 

 

You can join the discussion on the Xbox One X on the OC3D Forums

 

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21-08-2017, 08:27:49

AlienALX
Was expecting it to be £500, so I am pleasantly surprised.Quote
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