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Microsoft Xbox One X

Microsoft Xbox One X

The Xbox One X is the most powerful console on the market, features a 4k Bluray drive and is especially attractive if you own or plan to own a 4K TV which is HDR capable.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Console which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Console to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $200 on accessories, for a total cost of $700.

Who it's For

  • Hardcore Gamer

Compared to other Consoles

Bang for the Buck57th percentile
Versatility79th percentile
Power (General Purpose)64th percentile
Power (Graphical)79th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)79th percentile
Storage Space100th percentile
Portability50th percentile
Longevity43th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck28th percentile
Versatility20th percentile
Power (General Purpose)32th percentile
Power (Graphical)91th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)70th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability41th percentile
Longevity1th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Xbox One

CPU

AMD Xbox One X CPU, 8 cores clocked from 2.3 to 0 GHz

GPU

AMD Xbox One X GPU

Memory

12 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

1 TB total, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Forseeable Obsolescence

a year ago

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w24 × d30 × h6

Dimensions (in): w9.45 × d76.2 × h15.24

Weight (kg): 3.81

Weight (lbs.): 8.4

Features

  • Paired Memory
  • Analog Controls
  • Heavy-Duty Switches
  • Fixed storage: 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)
  • HDMI
  • USB 3
  • USB Type-A
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Optical S/PDIF output
  • Cordless
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac

Maintenance and Upgrades

I do not have much insight to offer regarding this product.

Additional Ressources

Pricing and Current Offers

No Offers found in Canada.

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this console to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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