Now that the Microsoft Xbox One X is closer to launch, the company is talking about the Microsoft Xbox One X Scorpio Engine and giving more information regarding the technology being used in the most powerful console ever. Today the company showed schematics regarding the Microsoft Xbox One X Scorpio Engine SoC internal workings.
This basically tells us how components of the Microsoft Xbox One X Scorpio Engine interact with one another. Microsoft Xbox One X Scorpio Engine SoC is a beast. The die comes in at 359mm2 and features seven billion transistors. The chip has been made by TSMC on the 16nm FinFETT+ process.
The GPU portion of the Microsoft Xbox One X Scorpio Engine consists of four shader arrays, each of which comprises of 11 compute units. The Microsoft Xbox One X Scorpio Engine features two four-core 2.3GHz CPU clusters. It also has 2 cache controllers with each CPU cluster. On the top, bottom and right edges of the SoC there are 12 GDDR5 memory controllers.
The developer kits feature 2 GB per channel and offer 24 GB in total. According to Microsoft, the peak theoretical memory bandwidth of the Xbox One X is 326GB/s. This is 5 times more than the XBox One or the One S.
When the Microsoft Xbox One X was first announced, the company claimed that the console would be able to achieve 6TFlops of 32-bit floating point performance. Microsoft has now confirmed that the console is able to deliver 6,000,640 Flops, which is a slight bit more than what the company claimed.
The eight-core Jaguar CPU runs 31% percent faster as compared to the Xbox One S. The console is available for pre-order and is already on the best selling charts on Amazon. It is interesting to see how many people are buying the console even though there aren’t many titles worth playing on the upcoming console.
Let us know what you think about the Microsoft Xbox One X Scorpio Engine SoC and whether or not you are interested in buying the console.