It’s no question that the console war is now heating up as Microsoft eyes to strike against their rivals by unleashing the Xbox One X.
The massive tech company claimed the Xbox One X will be the most powerful console during the E3 event last year. Set to be released on the first week of November, the console is, without a doubt, anticipated by millions of gamers around the world.
The Xbox One X has an overwhelming octa-core processor at 2.3GHz (OC) with 12GB GDDR5 memory and a six Teraflop-powered GPU with 40 compute units, enabling to run games in 4K resolution. These specifications can even overwhelm most gaming desktop nowadays. The eight Jaguar cores enable the Xbox One X to deliver a massive 76% increment of speed and performance over the combined processors of the Xbox One and Xbox One S. The GPU can also run up to 1172MHz (OC).
The console swaggers a High Dynamic Range 10 (HDR10) feature, a similar technology found in high profile TVs, which gives gamers the most surreal visuals possible. There’s also a speculation that its GPU is nearly similar to the likes of AMD RX 580 and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060, with the console having a better coordination of its system design and hardware.
Possessing a 12GB GDDR5 memory will certainly give hard blows against other consoles. This kind of horsepower is almost the same as the top dogs of gaming desktops.
The design of the console doesn’t stray from its older brother Xbox One S. The body is exactly identical. However, the Xbox One X is now coated with matte space grey, creating a subtly pleasant look when gazed at.
The console supports Dolby Atmos for the audio aspect. This gives a more accurate and crisper soundstage while having a supreme gaming session. Playing Resident Evil 6 on the Xbox One X will probably render you sleepless for days.
Not only Xbox One games can be played on the Xbox One X but on 4K Blu-Rays as well. And guess what. It supports backward compatibility for the Xbox 360, meaning those nostalgic Xbox 360 games, addictive or repetitive, are also playable. Expect livelier faces of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and San Andreas characters on the Xbox One X!
It’s safe to say that the Xbox One X will be the cream of the crop in the console department. Papers will certainly not provide the clear verdict but this beast looks promising.