• Tech Analysis: How Are Xbox Series X And PS5 SoCs Manufactured?

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    With the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X slated to arrive soon, a lot of you out there are likely looking to make a significant upgrade. The massively enhanced capabilities of both consoles, in terms of CPU and GPU capabilities is largely because of the hardware they leverage. Both consoles are built around semi-custom AMD SoCs, combining Zen 2 CPU cores and RDNA2 GPUs for a true generational leap. But how exactly is this silicon manufactured? SoCs aren't just a component that gets slotted into your PlayStation or Xbox on the assembly line. There's a considerable amount of thought, effort...
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  • Xbox Series X and S 1TB Expansion Card Will Cost $219.99

    Xbox Series X and S 1TB Expansion Card Will Cost $219.99

    1 month ago - By VG Chartz

    Microsoft has released new information on the 1TB expansion cards for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, as well as revealing they will be priced at $219.99.
    "The Xbox Velocity Architecture is a key innovation of our next generation consoles, delivering unprecedented speed and performance enabling transformative gaming experiences never before possible on console," said Director of Program Management Jason Ronald on why the expansion cards are so expensive.
    "This level of consistent, sustained performance requires advanced components which comes at a higher cost than traditional hard...
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  • Xbox Series X 1TB Additional Storage Will Cost $219.99

    Xbox Series X 1TB Additional Storage Will Cost $219.99

    1 month ago - By Game Informer

    With a new generation comes new games and with new games comes the need for additional storage for some console players. Microsoft has revealed our first look at the 1TB additional storage that players can opt into for the Xbox Series X/S with a price point set at $219.99.
    The storage cards are confirmed to match the system's internal SSD speed, which has been a major point of excitement for both consoles coming out in November. There will be other sizes available as well in the future, though we don't have prices, or the exact options, at this time.
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  • Xbox Series X / S Official SSD Expansion Costs a Ridiculous $220

    Xbox Series X / S Official SSD Expansion Costs a Ridiculous $220

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Microsoft announced a while back that they'd be collaborating with Seagate to release the official SSD storage expansion for the Xbox Series X and Series S. Recent reports had suggested that the expansion would be a costly one at $220, and now, that's been officially confirmed.
    A listing for the Seagate 1 TB SSD expansion for the Xbox Series X and Series S recently went up on Best Buy , and the price is concretely listed as $219.99. That's a ridiculously high price, at just $80 cheaper than the Xbox Series S itself. Hell, this expansion is costlier than a Nintendo Switch Lite.
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