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Microsoft Xbox Series X

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Microsoft Xbox Series X review: specs and price

The Xbox Series X offers vast gains in gaming performance and features over its predecessor, the Xbox One. An 8-core 3.8 GHz processor combines with 16GB of GDDR6 RAM and a 1.82 GHz GPU with 52 compute units (CUs) to deliver an incredible 12 teraflops (TFLOPS) of floating-point performance.

All these numbers can be confusing, but looking at the previous generation Xbox puts things in perspective. It had an 853 MHz GPU with 12 CUs that produced just 1.31 TFLOPS of floating performance, meaning that the Xbox Series X is much more powerful in terms of graphics power. The result is higher-fidelity graphics delivered in native 4K resolution at frame rates of up to 120 fps. It also allows for ray tracing, an advanced light rendering technique that provides incredibly realistic lighting.

Aside from a boost in graphics, Microsoft has introduced impressive new features for next-gen console gamers. 3D audio lets you pinpoint sounds like never before, and Quick Resume lets you switch between different running games practically instantly. Load times are also significantly faster, thanks to the use of SSD storage. Aside from gaming, the Xbox Series X doubles as a multimedia hub, with a 4K Blu-ray drive and apps for all the major streaming services.

Microsoft Xbox Series X

Why is Microsoft Xbox Series X better than the average?

  • CPU speed
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    8 x 3.8GHzvs5.24GHz
  • Floating-point performance
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    12 TFLOPSvs1.21 TFLOPS
  • RAM
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    16GBvs1.87GB
  • Memory bandwidth
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    560GB/svs167.48GB/s
  • GPU clock speed
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    1825MHzvs1066.53MHz
  • Number of compute units
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    52vs23.45
  • Number of controllers
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    8vs4.7
  • Thickness
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    151mmvs157.33mm

Price comparison

Microsoft Xbox Series X

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonXbox Series S
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$441.84
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonMicrosoft Xbox One X 1TB Console with Wi...Microsoft Xbox One X 1TB Console with Wireless Controller: Xbox One X Enhanced, HDR, Native 4K, Ultra HD (Renewed) (2017 Model)
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$579.00
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonMicrosoft Xbox One X 1Tb Console With Wi...Microsoft Xbox One X 1Tb Console With Wireless Controller: Xbox One X Enhanced, Hdr, Native 4K, Ultra Hd (Discontinued)
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$780.00
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonMicrosoft Xbox Series S 512GB Game All-D...Microsoft Xbox Series S 512GB Game All-Digital Console - 1 Xbox Wireless Controller - White - 1440p Gaming Resolution, 4K Streaming Media Playback, HDMI 2.1, iPuzzle Type-C HUB + USB Extension Cable
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$513.95
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonWasserstein 700mAh Controller Battery Pa...Wasserstein 700mAh Controller Battery Packs Compatible with Microsoft Xbox Wireless Controller 2020 Model (Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, & Xbox One) - Make Your Gaming Experience Convenient
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$14.99
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonMicrosoft Xbox Series X/S Wireless Bluet...Microsoft Xbox Series X/S Wireless Bluetooth Controller Xbox Series Custom Soft Touch Purple Compatible with Xbox One
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$99.99
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$13.89
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonXbox Core Controller - Carbon Black
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$59.98
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonElite Series 2 Controller - Black
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$249.98
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonXbox Wireless Controller - Shock Blue
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$64.88
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$6.95
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$6.95
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$10.11
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$9.08
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$10.11

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 3.8GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
3.RAM

16GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
6.Can connect to an external drive
Microsoft Xbox Series X
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.

General info

1.Is region free
Microsoft Xbox Series X
Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.
We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.width

151mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.Has an internal power supply
Microsoft Xbox Series X
Devices with an internal power supply are desirable as they don't require a large external "power brick" on the cable. It’s more aesthetically pleasing and an advantage if you have limited space.
The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.volume

6863.1cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Connectivity

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Microsoft Xbox Series X
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
Microsoft Xbox Series X
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
4.has an external memory slot
Microsoft Xbox Series X
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Microsoft Xbox Series X
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.has voice commands
Microsoft Xbox Series X
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.Streaming without subscription
Microsoft Xbox Series X
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download while you are playing.
The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.
6.Has optical tracking
Microsoft Xbox Series X
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.

Controllers

More controllers allows you to have more people playing at a time.
The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
A motion controller is a type of game controller that utilizes sensors (such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, and other types of sensors) to track motion and provide input.
4.Has a wireless controller
Microsoft Xbox Series X
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
5.Has dual force feedback
Microsoft Xbox Series X
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.

Miscellaneous

The maximum amount of external storage memory supported by the the device.

Price comparison

Microsoft Xbox Series X

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonXbox Series S
Amazon logo
$441.84
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonMicrosoft Xbox One X 1TB Console with Wi...Microsoft Xbox One X 1TB Console with Wireless Controller: Xbox One X Enhanced, HDR, Native 4K, Ultra HD (Renewed) (2017 Model)
Amazon logo
$579.00
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonMicrosoft Xbox One X 1Tb Console With Wi...Microsoft Xbox One X 1Tb Console With Wireless Controller: Xbox One X Enhanced, Hdr, Native 4K, Ultra Hd (Discontinued)
Amazon logo
$780.00
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonMicrosoft Xbox Series S 512GB Game All-D...Microsoft Xbox Series S 512GB Game All-Digital Console - 1 Xbox Wireless Controller - White - 1440p Gaming Resolution, 4K Streaming Media Playback, HDMI 2.1, iPuzzle Type-C HUB + USB Extension Cable
Amazon logo
$513.95
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonWasserstein 700mAh Controller Battery Pa...Wasserstein 700mAh Controller Battery Packs Compatible with Microsoft Xbox Wireless Controller 2020 Model (Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, & Xbox One) - Make Your Gaming Experience Convenient
Amazon logo
$14.99
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonMicrosoft Xbox Series X/S Wireless Bluet...Microsoft Xbox Series X/S Wireless Bluetooth Controller Xbox Series Custom Soft Touch Purple Compatible with Xbox One
Amazon logo
$99.99
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonVinyl Skin Protector Whole Body Decal Co...Vinyl Skin Protector Whole Body Decal Cover for Microsoft Xbox Series X Console Wrap Sticker Skins with 2 Controller Decals (White 2)
Amazon logo
$13.89
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonXbox Core Controller - Carbon Black
Amazon logo
$59.98
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonElite Series 2 Controller - Black
Amazon logo
$249.98
Microsoft Xbox Series X AmazonXbox Wireless Controller - Shock Blue
Amazon logo
$64.88
Microsoft Xbox Series X aliexpressWar Style Xbox Series X Skin Sticker for...War Style Xbox Series X Skin Sticker for Console & 2 Controllers Decal Vinyl Protective Skins Style 1
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$6.95
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$6.95
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$10.11
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$9.08
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$10.11

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