What the new Xbox Series X specs tell us about AMD’s next-gen Radeon graphics cards

By GIXnews

Microsoft pulled back the curtain on more Xbox Series X specs this morning, and well, it looks like a beast. Clocking in at a whopping 12 teraflops, the integrated Radeon graphics inside Microsoft’s next-gen console packs more raw compute power than AMD’s current discrete graphics card champion, as the Radeon RX 5700 XT tops out just shy of 10 TFLOPS. That’s damned impressive.

This ain’t ConsoleWorld though, so we aren’t going to dive that deeply into the latest tease. But there’s a juicy nugget for us PC gamers in Microsoft’s reveal, too: Xbox chief Phil Spencer confirmed that the AMD chip powering the new console will deploy AMD’s RDNA2 graphics architecture. RDNA2 is the successor to the first-gen “Navi” RDNA GPUs inside the current Radeon RX 5500 XT, Radeon RX 5600 XT, and Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics cards, and AMD CEO Lisa Su has already said that RDNA2-based GPUs will hit the streets later this year.

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Source:: IT news – Hardware Systems