Xbox Scorpio is in news for a very long time now. The innovative and the most powerful, console by Microsoft is going to be revealed fully at E3 Gaming Expo this month by Microsoft. It is now officially confirmed that the new console will be unveiled with all of its specs, price, and other information.
That being said, the Scorpio reveal might take place a little bit later than now but that isn’t actually stopping Microsoft from teasing the fans. They have recently offered a sneak peek on the innovative and powerful hardware of Xbox Scorpio.
The known facts about Scorpio are that it hones the native 4K support for a number of selected gaming titles. The recently released specs sheet also confirms that the console has gone through a major hardware upgrade that will benefit all of the existing titles.
In addition, the Xbox Scorpio has a 30 percent faster CPU than the original Xbox One. It’s GPU is 4.6 percent more powerful and faster than Xbox One as well. Furthermore, the Xbox Scorpio is packed with 8 GB memory which is also more than the original Xbox One (5GB). The more memory helps it make even faster as it processes the art assets and helps it run them in 4K resolution visuals at much higher speed.
Recently, Microsoft decided to give all the Xbox Scorpio fans a sneak peek at one major piece of its hardware and the showcased Xbox Scorpio’s Chip. The Xbox Scorpio engineering lead, Mike Ybarra was seen holding the chip himself. Check out the Image below.
Following are the full specs of the Xbox Scorpio.
- CPU Eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz
- GPU 40 customized compute units at 1172MHz
- Memory 12GB GDDR5
- Memory Bandwidth 326GB/s
- Hard Drive 1TB 2.5-inch
- Optical Drive 4K UHD Blu-ray
Microsoft has plans to launch the console globally on the same date which is expected somewhere in between the Holiday Season 2017. This simply tells that Microsoft isn’t restricting the Xbox Scorpio launch to any specific region. However, if some places are left without the reach of Xbox Scorpio, Microsoft has plans to release launch plans for those regions on E3 2017.