Microsoft's Project Scorpio Xbox Promises to be the World's Most Powerful Console

The full specs have been revealed
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Gamers who have been eagerly awaiting the details surrounding Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio Xbox console were gifted this week with the list of full specs, courtesy of Eurogamer and Digital Foundry. Here's what they can inspect: the system will house a CPU featuring eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3 GHz, a figure that dwarfs the Xbox One's 1.75 GHz and the PS4 Pro's 2.1 GHz clock speed s. There's also a custom GPU with 40 customized compute units at 1172MHz, 12GB of GDDR5 RAM and a 1TB 2.5-inch hard drive. Oh, and let's not forget the 4K UHD Blu-ray drive, Dolby Atmos sound and support for VR headsets. Stay tuned for pricing and release details.