Although more than impressive one thing stood out - the box does not appear to have optical audio s/pdif port. Check below for confirmed specs and details, and a huge content listing of everything we've heard about Xbox Series X so far: Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. with 45 comments. According to people with access to the current unit, the Xbox Series X has seven ports on the back. © 1999-2020 Tweak Town Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved. As it stands right now, the series X features, on the back of the hardware, two USB-A ports (of the SuperSpeed variety), ethernet, a single HDMI port, optical audio, and a power connection. with 8 comments. There's also exhaust vents on the back side that'll help mitigate thermals under the insane 4K 60FPS stress Microsoft is shooting for. The company was quick to deny the affirmations, saying that the renders were taken from a stock footage website, and did not come from Microsoft. The console can also be turned on its side to resemble a footlocker or saltines box, and honestly this looks to be the best orientation for airflow because the vents have lots more room to pull and pass air. On the heels of AMD's recent Xbox blunder, key sources recently clarified info on the Xbox SX. © Since 2000 Neowin LLC. Yes, the Xbox Series X has back and bottom thermal vents, and no, it doesn't have two HDMI ports … The shoebox-shaped Xbox SX is marketed as a vertical-standing console, and the renders exemplify this. After AMD apparently leaked the ports on the back of the upcoming Xbox Series X during its press event yesterday, a new report has set the record straight as to what will actually be in the console. 3x USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports (1 in front, 2 in back), 1x Mystery port (possibly for devkit debugging), Can deliver up to 40x more performance than Xbox One in specific use cases, Supports 8K resolution (likely media playback), Variable refresh rate (adaptive sync/FreeSync), Raytracing confirmed with dedicated raytracing cores, Backward compatible with thousands of Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One games, New controller with a dedicated share button, 7nm AMD SoC w/ scaled-down 8-core, 16 thread Zen 2 CPU at 3.5GHZ and Navi GPU, Full backward compatibility with all Xbox One games, 7nm AMD SoC with 8-core, 16 thread Zen 2 CPU at 3.5GHz and Navi GPU, 2x GPU power as Xbox One X/aims to replace Xbox One X, Xbox Series X's Smart Delivery may let you custom install games, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X to be delayed past 2020, analyst predicts, Xbox Series X enhanced games aren't compatible with HDDs, How publishers will approach current-gen on PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series X natively upgrades current-gen games to native 4K, Next-gen console exclusives will be few and far between through 2021, > NEXT STORY: Ex-Xbox VP won't buy next-gen Xbox, will play exclusives on PC instead, < PREVIOUS STORY: Skyrim players need this mod that unlocks refresh rates: 60Hz to 300Hz, AMD talks Zen 4 CPUs, after Zen 3 stomps all over Intel's best CPUs, AMD teases next-next-gen RDNA 3 will have BIG benefits over RDNA 2, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti drops in January 2021 to battle Big Navi, EK really did build a TEC cooler, and it uses Intel Cryo Cooling Tech, PS5 doesn't have a web browser, Sony thinks it isn't necessary, ASUS ROG Swift PG43UQ Review: Perfect For The GeForce RTX 3080, Sabrent Rocket NVMe 4.0 500GB M.2 SSD Review, Palit GeForce RTX 3080 GameRock OC 10G Review. Should I upgrade my PC now or wait for AMD Zen 3 / Intel Rocket Lake? Perhaps the most disappointing bit would be the absence of USB Type-C, seeing as the console will be in the market for a few years and the new connector is starting to become more widespread. Meanwhile, there's another USB Type-A port on the front for easier access. A future VR headset could still use the existing HDMI port, of course, but having two allows the image to be mirrored on a different screen. with 1 comment, Nov 9, 2020 Well, according to a Thurrott report, the answer is not very exciting. Now, to put an end to the speculation, Brad Sams of has shed some light on the matter with information coming from internal sources at Microsoft. I have just seen the new released info about the Xbox Series X.