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Xbox Series X vs Series S: Full technical specifications

Microsoft has beaten Sony to unveiling the price of its next-generation games consoles (Image Credit: Xbox)
Microsoft has beaten Sony to unveiling the price of its next-generation games consoles (Image Credit: Xbox)
Hrithik Raj
Modified 11 Sep 2020, 07:22 IST

Microsoft recently unveiled its next-generation consoles, the Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X, along with their prices.

The flagship model, Xbox Series X, is priced at 499 USD while the Series S is priced at 299 USD.

Xbox Series S is a cheaper console targeted for players who can't afford a fully stacked gaming PC. It can also be used as a second console of choice for players who want to experience the Xbox exclusives like Forza Horizon, State of Decay 3, Halo Infinite and more.

Also Read: Xbox Series X and Series S price in India officially announced

Image Credit: Xbox
Image Credit: Xbox

Technical specifications for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

Here are the technical specifications for both the consoles:

Image Credit: Xbox
Image Credit: Xbox

Xbox Series X technical specifications

  • CPU: 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.66 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU
  • GPU: 12 TFLOPS, 52 CUs @ 1.825 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU
  • Die Size: 360.45 mm
  • Process: 7nm Enhanced
  • Memory: 16 GB GDDR6 w/ 320mb bus
  • Memory Bandwidth: 10GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s
  • Internal Storage: 1 TB Custom NVME SSD
  • I/O Throughput: 2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s (Compressed, with custom hardware decompression block)
  • Expandable Storage: 1 TB Expansion Card (matches internal storage exactly)
  • External Storage: USB 3.2 External HDD Support
  • Optical Drive: 4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive
  • Performance Target: 4K @ 60 FPS, Up to 120 FPS

Xbox Series S technical specifications

  • GPU: Custom AMD Radeon RDNA 4 Teraflops, 20 CUs at 1.55 GHz (Supports DirectX Ray Tracing)
  • Performance Target: 1440p, 4K Support through playback or upscaling (120fps)
  • Storage: 512GB NVME SSD Storage Drive
  • Ram: 10GB GDDR6 RAM
  • Optical Drive: N/A

(Note: The parameters which are not mentioned under the Series S technical specifications are similar to Xbox Series X's specifications (Examples- CPU, Die Size etc.)

Also Read: Opinion: Xbox Series X or Series S, which one should you buy?

Published 11 Sep 2020, 07:22 IST
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