Microsoft Xbox One X: The Most Powerful Console Ever Made

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Weight is arguably more significant, with the Xbox One X being somewhat heftier than its cousin, weighing in at 8.4lbs.

He also talked about the state of gaming in general and about how the survival of console gaming in light of the rise of mobile gaming shows how the games industry is better with more companies involved.

You can now trade the Xbox One in for $75 to $100 at a variety of retailers, but that would leave you without a console for the next several months. The CPU in the previous generation was clocked at 1.75GHz, meaning that the new machine is significantly more powerful.

Harding-Rolls was also impressed by Sony's exclusive line-up, even though - like Microsoft - most of its big titles have been confined to early 2018 rather than this year. However, the regular "tick-tock" life cycles of major mobile phone manufacturers, with new versions appearing every 18months, have prepared consumers for shorter or simultaneous product lifespans.

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Lets come to the processor part Microsoft claims that Xbox One X is powered by the most powerful processor ever put in a console. While Sony does have the price advantage with the PS4 Pro, the Xbox One X is substantially more capable graphically. Microsoft also made sure to mention the Xbox One X is the "smallest Xbox ever"-a welcome change from the behemoth Xbox One released in 2013, with its chunky VCR aesthetic". That's a huge amount of graphical grunt and considering Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro is only 4.2 teraflops, it's genuinely impressive. Wherein, a 4K monitor is an expensive acquisition. Suspicious phrases like "checkboarding" and "upscaling" were the highlight of the event. Will parents really opt to purchase Xbox One X over the standard model?

Now, though, the PlayStation and Xbox have finally ascended to x86-the one true architecture-and they're reaping the benefits of a standardised, genericised, well-supported environment with lots of competitive players. This is their opportunity to purchase a truly extraordinary device-a device the Xbox One should've been to begin with. In order to showcase the power of the new Xbox One X, the company had to use games. This should've been their approach to begin with.

Nicknamed "The Duke", the controller will be compatible with the entire Xbox One family, namely Xbox One, Xbox One S and Xbox One X, as well as Windows 10 PCs. Don't expect that from all games, though, as the comparable Radeon RX 580 would be hard pressed to hit that lofty frame rate in many modern games. This year is all about Xbox One X and how it's the best place to play due to its technical superiority over the PlayStation 4 Pro.

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