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Xbox One S Performance Tests – GPU Overclock Performance Analyzed

By   /   Aug 8, 2016

Microsoft’s recently released Xbox One S is out in the wild and we have come across a few tests showing how it fares against games running on standard Xbox One console.

The games put to tests – compiled in the video footage attached above – include The Witcher III, Dark Souls III, Final Fantasy XV demo, and Just Cause 3.

Xbox One S Performance Tests

Interestingly, the performance difference is some of the games mentioned earlier is so negligible – 1-2 frames per second difference – that it does not alter the overall gameplay experience.

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But then again, we have to remember that Microsoft did not promise any of it. The upcoming Project Scorpio is the real thing when it comes to performance improvement.

It, however, would have benefitted Microsoft to overclock the CPU in Xbox One S. Due to this, there is no difference in CPU intensive games or sections i.e. bogs in The Witcher III: Wild Hunt.

You can check out the entire testing footage attached above – courtesy of DigitalFoundry – and share your impressions with us in the comments section below!

This ought to give you a clear picture of whether you should make the jump from the standard Xbox One or wait for 2017 to get your hands on Project Scorpio.

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If you, however, are looking for something more in-depth, you can check out our Xbox One S vs. Project Scorpio showdown where we have covered everything that you need to know before making a purchase.

In relevant Xbox One S news, according to Microsoft, the new Xbox One slim controller is the best controller out there on the market. Boasting the Bluetooth technology, the XOS controller can be used on Windows tablets and notebooks on the get-go. To read up more, head over to the post!

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