Microsoft Shares Official Spec Details for ‘Xbox Scorpio’

The Scorpio is coming later this year. . . .

Last June, Microsoft officially announced plans for an upcoming mid-generation console upgrade, the Scorpio. While the Xbox One’s life-cycle is expected to continue throughout the duration of Xbox Scorpio, Microsoft has shared some key internal specifications that will have most ready to jump out and purchase the necessary 4K compatible equipment.

The high-end device doesn’t have an official name or retail price, but it’s said to have a 30% faster CPU than the current models. Another interesting note, is that the Scorpio will enable performance increase on non-4K screens, which means that Xbox One standard titles will receive performance boots or super sampled resolutions – even on regular HDMI output.

It’s likely that the new console will cost around $499 USD and will also have a standard 4K and 60 frames per second implement on all games. Take a look at the detailed specs below.

Xbox Scoprio Specs:

• CPU: Eight custom x86 cores
• GPU: 6 teraflops
• Memory bandwidth: 326GB/s
• Vapour-chamber cooling
• 1TB Hard Drive

Specs Project Scorpio PS4 Pro
CPU Eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz Eight Jaguar cores clocked at 2.1GHz
GPU 40 customised compute units at 1172MHz 36 improved GCN compute units at 911MHz
Memory 12GB GDDR5 8GB GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth 326GB/s 218GB/s
Hard Drive 1TB 2.5-inch 1TB 2.5-inch
Optical Drive 4K UHD Blu-ray Blu-ray
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