The upcoming entry into the market of game consoles fromThe two main competitors Microsoft and Sony are promising to be one of the main events of the high-tech industry in 2020. Microsoft, ahead of and confirming numerous insiders, decided to reveal the preliminary characteristics of the future Xbox Series X console, which predicted high performance.
Unofficial leaks were not far fromof truth, the performance of the gaming platform will be an incredible 12 T FLOPS, which is twice the performance of the previous model of the Xbox One X company and three times higher than that of the PS4 Pro competitor’s console on the market. The Xbox One is completely inferior to the Xbox Series X in performance by 8 times.
To understand the magnitude of productivity, you canto compare, for example, with the Sony PS4, which in its year of release in 2013 had a performance of 1.8 TFLOPS, and the most powerful single-processor graphics card of the time - Radeon R9 290X had a score of 5.63 TFLOPS. The difference between the gaming platform and the flagship video card was 3 times.
To date, the top-end GeForce graphics cardThe RTX 2080 Ti has a performance of 13.45 TFLOPS, which is one order of magnitude with the capabilities of the upcoming game console from Microsoft. Until the presentation of the Xbox Series X, a lot of productive graphics cards will be released, including the Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti, but to maintain the proportion of 2013, they must have unrealistically great performance of about 36 TFLOPS.
Thus, it can be argued that the performance of the Xbox Series X will remain relatively high for the next five to seven years.
Meanwhile, Microsoft in a statementconfirmed that the gaming platform hardware will run on AMD APUs with Zen 2 processor cores and GPNAs with RDNA architecture. At the same time, the console will support hardware accelerated ray tracing and Variable Rate Shading (VRS) technology. Also announced the use of the fastest SSD memory.
The developers confirmed that the prefix will bemultitasking was used, which allows you to set several games to pause mode at once, with the ability to quickly switch between them. Gamers will be able to enjoy the picture of video games with a resolution of 8K at 120 frames per second. Also, the controller response delay will be reduced and HDMI 2.1 support will be provided.
An important issue for gamers was the questionbackward compatibility games for consoles of previous generations. Microsoft here did not offend its fans by introducing support for all games starting from the first Xbox console, and including subsequent games for the Xbox One, Xbox One X and Xbox 360.
The developers also announced a possibleusing the Smart Delivery function, which allows gamers to purchase a game once and play it on any version of Microsoft consoles with automatic attachment of the game application.