The Xbox One X is certainly set to be the most powerful kid on the block when it is released, a fact that Microsoft has made clear since the console’s debut back at E3 2016. With six teraflops of graphical horsepower contained within a smartly designed package, the Xbox One X looks like it’s going to be about as premium as consoles have ever felt. The games that have been previewed on the machine already look absolutely stunning, with a fantastic level of detail accentuated by the console’s HDR support. The jury is still out on whether the console will be able to justify its lavish price tag but, for now, you should be very excited about the future of native 4K HDR gaming in the living room!
In terms of the spec sheet, the Xbox One X will offer everything you’ve been dreaming of. Below we have listed specs for the Xbox One X:
Scorpio Engine – 6 teraflops, 326GB/s of Memory Bandwidth and advanced custom silicon.
Maximum cooling, minimal noise – Advanced liquid cooling and the supercharger-style centrifugal fan to ensure it stays cool.
Custom tuned – To maximize performance and minimize power consumption, Xbox One X uses the hovis method, a cutting edge digital power delivery system that custom tunes each consoles voltage.
Memory and storage – 8GB flash memory, 1TB HDD storage and 12GB GDDR5 at 326GB/s.
Video Capabilities – 4K UHD Blu-Ray Optical Disk Drive, HDMI 2.0b (out) 2160p @ 60Hz, AMD Freesync and HDR10 Support.
Audio Components – DTS 5.1, DOLBY Digital 5.1, TrueHD with Atmos and PCM 2.0,5.1,7.1.
Wireless Capability – Wi-Fi Dual band wireless with Wi-Fi Direct for home networks, IR Blaster send and receive signals.
Connectivity – Power port, 2 HDMI ports (1 HDMI 1.4 in,1 HDMI 2.0b out), 3 USB 3.0 ports, IR out, S/PDIF, ethernet port.
Microsoft is also extending its Xbox One X Enhanced program to existing Xbox 360 games. Four Xbox games will include enhancements specifically for the new Xbox One X console. Halo 3, Assassin’s Creed, Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion will all include tweaks that push the on-screen pixels to nine times more. Some games also have 10-bit colour depth instead of 8_bit, and even HDR support.
The Xbox One X is to be released on the 7th of November. Will you be grabbing one? Comment below!