Xbox Series X

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Xbox Series X
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Home Console
Generation
Ninth
Microsoft Corporation
Status
Upcoming
Xbox One, Xbox One X
PlayStation 5
Technical Information
Xbox Series S
United Nations International Release
November 102020
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The Xbox Series X (codenamed Project Scarlett) is a home video game console developed by Microsoft. It was released alongside the Xbox Series S on November 10, 2020 as the fourth generation of the Xbox family, succeeding the Xbox One.[1]

It is part of the ninth-generation of video game hardware, and competes with the PlayStation 5.

History[edit | edit source]

The Xbox Series X was first announced at its E3 2019 press conference; the design of the console, as well as its branding ("Xbox Series X") and late-2020 release date, were revealed during a presentation at The Game Awards 2019 on December 12, 2019. Following the event, a spokesperson for Microsoft stated that the Xbox Series X was one of two consoles in a fourth generation of Xbox hardware, which will be branded as simply "Xbox" with no subtitle.[2]

Technical Specifications[edit | edit source]

Technical Specifications
CPU 8 x Cores @ 3.80 GHz (3.66 GHz w/ SMT) AMD Custom Zen 2 CPU, 360.45 mm2, 7nm Enhanced
RAM 16 GB GDDR6 w/ 320 MB Bus
Memory Bus Width 10 GB @ 560 GB/s, 6 GB @ 336 GB/s
GPU 12 TFLOPS, 52 CUs @ 1.825 GHz Custom AMD RDNA 2 GPU
Resolution Up to 120 FPS 4K. 8K support
Internal Storage 1 TB Custom NVMe SSD
External Storage 1 TB Seagate Expansion Card, USB 3.2 External HDD Support
I/O Throughput 2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s (Compressed, with custom hardware decompression block)
Optical Drive UHD Blu-Ray Drive
Connectivity HDMI 2.1, USB 3.2
Input Xbox Series X/S Controller
Performance target 4K @ 60 FPS
Backward compatibility Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles, plus Xbox One Controller support
The Optimized for Series X logo.

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