Quick Note: Xbox One Coming November 22
September 4, 2013 10:34 AM
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It also got a CPU boost and more pre-orders available
It's official: the
Xbox One console
will be released November 22, 2013, right in time for the holiday shopping season.
Microsoft announced that the gaming console will be available
in 13 markets
as of that date, including Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and USA. It will make its way to other markets in 2014.
Microsoft made a few Xbox One announcements today, aside from just the release date. It also noted that it began full production of the Xbox One console recently in preparation for the holiday season.
In addition, the Xbox One got yet another CPU boost from 1.6GHZ to 1.75GHZ, which is about a 10 percent increase in CPU performance. This is on top of the 6 percent increase the console received recently.
Earlier this month, Microsoft gave the Xbox One a
as well. The Xbox One's GPU clock speed is now 853MHz, up from the previous 800MHz.
Furthermore, Microsoft announced today that it will making a limited number of additional Xbox One Day One consoles available for pre-order. You can reserve the Day One edition
as well as at certain retailers like Best Buy and Amazon. But again, quantities are limited.
"We are humbled and gratified by the tremendous interest in Xbox One from game fans everywhere," said Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing, Strategy and Business, Xbox. "We have sold out of our pre-order supply in the U.S. faster than at any other time in our history and we are on path to have the biggest launch of an Xbox ever. We look forward to celebrating with millions and millions of gamers this holiday."
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RE: Xbox One Boosts CPU Performance At Last Minute Beating PS4
9/4/2013 11:54:16 AM
Yes it amazes me how many people don't get this. How do they think their PC works? Well if your PC is in a similar bad situation it will turn up the fan speed and when the fans cant keep it cool it will power down parts of the processor or gpu to prevent damage to the unit. Put the device in a well ventilated area and its just like new. Ive fixed a few x-boxes and sometimes I wonder if they ever clean thier home caked with pounds of dust rabbits not even bunnies and they wonder why it runs hot? Well the XBox One will try to prevent killing itself when people do stupid things.
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