Previously said news about Project Scorpio including 12GB GDDR5 RAM and internal power supply unit (PSU) is now confirmed. Eurogamer’s Digital Foundary gave the most interesting information after visiting Microsoft and looking at their new upcoming consoles.
The upcoming Xbox, Project Scorpio’s full tech specs
- Project Scorpio will have 12GB of GDDR5 RAM, at 6.8GHz with 326 GB/s bandwidth which is now confirmed by Digital Foundary.
- As previously said, Scorpio will have eight CPU cores. But, according to the latest news, it’s a custom design having 2.3GHz, with a 4MB L2 cache.
- Project Scorpio will have an internal PSU (245W) and a compact design for advanced cooling techniques.
- Project Scorpio will achieve SIX TERAFLOPS of GPU power using a customized design, with 1,172 GHz, 40 compute units.
- Scorpio will retain the Xbox One S’s 4K UHD Blu-ray drive as per our expectation.
- Scorpio will have both HDMI-in and out, 3x USB 3.0, a SPDIF digital audio port, an IR receiver/blaster, and will support Kinect with a USB adapter.
Project Scorpio vs. PS4 Pro
Now, the question arises that which one is going to be a better Console for Gaming?
Well there is not much competition. Both Scorpio and the PS4 Pro have eight cores, but Scorpio’s come in at 2.3 GHz, compared the PS4 Pro’s 2.1 GHz. Scorpio consists of 40 CUs at 1,172MHz for its GPU, while the PS4 Pro clocks in at 36 CUs at 911MHz. Scorpio offers more RAM to developers, providing 12GB of GDDR5 memory while the PS4 Pro’s 8GB DDR5. The PS4 Pro only provides 218GB/s of memory bandwidth compared to Scorpio’s 326GB/s. Scorpio also provides a 4K UHD Blu-ray player, while the PS4 Pro doesn’t. When it comes to get the best gaming experience at 4K TV, Scorpio will outperform the PS4 Pro easily. So, everyone is quite sure that Project Scorpio will be the most powerful console ever. We can consider it as one of the biggest success in the field of Technology.