PCWorld: Microsoft XSX consoles 70% cheaper than their peer

2020 can be said to be a feast for gamers, in addition to AMD and NVIDIA’s next generation of graphics cards, in a few days Microsoft’s Xbox Series X (hereinafter referred to as XSX) and Sony’s PS5 console will be officially launched, the PC party and the host party will inevitably have another battle.

This year’s XSX and PS5 performance improvements are very large, in XSX, for example, 12TFLOPS floating-point performance is equivalent to the level of high-end graphics card, plus 16GB of memory (memory), 8 core Zen2 CPU, 1TB PCIe 4.0 hard drive, 4K Blu-ray drive and so on, the hardware is really strong.

PCWorld: Microsoft XSX consoles 70% cheaper than their peer

What’s more, with a configuration of $499, PCWorld calculates that if it’s a PC of the same class, it’s $1,800 cheaper and the XSX console is about 70% cheaper.

What else is there to play with in the PC game? In particular, many games on the XSX are PC-connected.

PCWorld: Microsoft XSX consoles 70% cheaper than their peer

This question is the key to the host party’s strength at the end of this year, but the PCWorld website finally gives a reasonable point of view, depending on the situation:

If you already have a laptop or desktop for things like work and just want to play well, then the XSX main opportunity offers great game value.

If you already have a good performance computer, want to play with the highest effects, frame rate, then the best way is to upgrade the latest graphics card, PC in this regard is still flexible enough, the game experience does not lose Microsoft’s new console, but also to ensure that other experiences outside the game.