Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S priceWhile Microsoft has yet to reveal exactly how much the Xbox Series X will cost, rumors point to a price tag of $499.99. The console is packed with cutting-edge technology after all, but Microsoft will want to ensure it avoids the negative response that Sony caused in 2006 when it announced the PS3 would be $599. The PS5 is also tipped to be around $499, so it would put the Xbox Series X in a strong position to compete with Sony’s hardware. … [Read more...] about Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S: which Xbox will be right for you?
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How does it differ from the Xbox Series X? The Series S is about a half the size of the Series X. That's in line with the rumored spec differences, which include the same eight-core AMD processor (though there's no info about the clock speeds), but 512GB SSD, a GPU with half the compute units (20), a slower clock speed (1.55GHz) and only 10GB GDDR6 (compared to 16GB); the result is a third of the bandwidth, 4TFLOPS instead of 12TFLOPS. As a result, it will generate far less heat and require less power, which means less active or passive cooling required. Combine that with the lack of an optical drive, and you can cut a lot of volume out of the console. … [Read more...] about Xbox Series S is officially $299 and ships Nov. 10: Everything we know so far
Xbox Series S PS5 Digital Edition Price $299 Unknown GPU 4 TFLOPS, 20 CUs @ 1.55 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU 10.28 TFLOPS, 36 CUs @ 2.23 GHz Custom RDNA 2 CPU 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.66 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU 8x Cores @ 3.5GHz Custom Zen 2 Memory 10GB GDDR6 16GB GDDR6 Resolution Target 1440p, 4K upscaled Target 4K, up to 8K Frame rate Up to 120FPS Up to 120FPS Ray-tracing Yes Yes Storage 512GB SSD 825GB SSD Controller Xbox Series S controller DualSense Backward compatibility Yes Yes Optical drive None None Weight Unknown Unknown Size Unknown (60% smaller than Xbox Series X) Unknown What these differences mean for you What do the CPU and GPU power? Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment You can think of the CPU (central processing unit) and GPU (graphics processing unit) as the brains of a console that work together to deliver the best possible games. … [Read more...] about PS5 Digital Edition vs Xbox Series S: Which should you buy?
Xbox Series S, previously dubbed 'Project Lockhart' will cost $299.99 / £249.99. It's the cheaper, digital-only alternative to the Xbox Series X. Yes, Microsoft is releasing not one but two next-gen consoles this year. Now, with the full Xbox Series X price and release window announcement, we're well on the way to the next generation. … [Read more...] about Xbox Series S: specs, price and how to pre-order the cheap new Xbox
A potentially overlooked audience that the Series X retains by keeping the disc drive are those with multiple generations worth of disc-based Xbox games. It's a smart move on Microsoft's part, as this group is likely to be older and have more disposable income. It may also make a compelling argument for those who mainly game on PC, even though future first-party titles will be coming to PC. As someone with an Xbox game collection going back to the original system, I find myself tempted to pick up an Xbox Series X to have a system in the living room that supports most of those games at their highest possible quality. … [Read more...] about Xbox Series S vs Series X spec-by-spec comparison