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External SSD, RDNA 2, Microsoft delivers detailed specifications


In addition to particulars on pre-orders or the Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft is saying in additional element its new console, the Xbox Series S.

The exploded view of the Xbox Series S

The exploded view of the Xbox Series S // Source: Microsoft

After reacting in a short time to the leaks regarding its new console, Microsoft has allowed itself a while to publish a extra detailed announcement of the machine. Here’s what it’s worthwhile to know in regards to the Xbox Series S.

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Compact design Robot White

Microsoft begins by unveiling this new design “Robot White” with new pictures and for the primary time a view of the inside of the machine. The common structure appears much like what may supply the Xbox One S. We acknowledge specifically the air flow system designed to expel scorching air upwards, when the console is horizontal.

On the photographs, we are able to additionally see the brand new controller. Microsoft confirms that this is similar controller because the Xbox Series X, with the identical options, however only a white colour to match the console.

We will discover specifically the brand new directional pad, or the button share within the middle of the joystick.

Last element, however which is necessary, Microsoft confirms that the Xbox Series S will likely be appropriate with the exterior SSD already offered by the corporate for the Xbox Series X. The 512 GB of storage is due to this fact not an finish in itself, it will likely be potential to attach a tough drive to retailer video games able to be put in on the console, or extra immediately to make use of this exterior SSD to broaden the capability of the console.

Tech specs: the DNA of an Xbox Series X

Without revealing every thing, Microsoft offers us a number of the traits of the Xbox Series S. We have specifically affirmation that the console makes use of the identical AMD Zen 2 processor with a barely decrease frequency (3.6 GHz or 3.4 GHz with SMT ) because the Xbox Series X, and an SSD with the identical I / O efficiency because the Xbox Series X.

It is as anticipated, the graphics chip which has been revised downwards, however Microsoft needs to reassure its prospects, we do have an AMD RDNA 2 GPU with the identical functionalities as on Xbox Series X (DirectX, ray tracing, Mesh Shader , VRS). Where the Xbox Series X guarantees native 4K rendering at 60 frames per second (and even 120 frames per second on some titles), the Xbox Series S goals for a QHD 1440p definition intermediate between Full HD and 4K. Microsoft provides a chip ofupscale {hardware} to ship a 4K picture to the TV.

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In particulars, we additionally study that the Xbox Series S solely integrates 10 GB of GDDR6 RAM, in opposition to 16 GB for its huge sister.

Price and launch date

Xbox Series S launches November 10 in France, with pre-orders beginning September 22. It will likely be marketed from 299.99 euros, or from 24.99 euros per thirty days with the Xbox All Access supply.


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