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Cross-Gen Face-Off: Xbox Series S vs SSD-Enhanced Xbox One X

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Microsoft choosing to release a lower power Xbox Series console coupled with a prolonged cross-gen transition period has led to a fascinating head-to-head as the vintage 2017 Xbox One X manages to hold its own in some regards up against the brand new Xbox Series S. Just how close is the contest, and can adding an SSD to the legacy machine help? Oliver Mackenzie delivers this deep dive.



7.8 GB

3840x2160, 59.94fps, 34.6mbps

AC3 2.0, 448kbps, 48000Hz



4.8 GB

3840x2160, 59.94fps, 21.1mbps

AC3 2.0, 448kbps, 48000Hz

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