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Update: Microsoft announce Xbox One clock speed upgrade


Update: It's true. The new additions include a rebuilt and optimized graphics driver and the GPU’s clock speed changing from “800mhz to 853mhz.”

Original: It's being reported this morning that Xbox Live director of programming Larry Hryb and Microsoft's Marc Whitten will release a podcast detailing changes to the Xbox One's GPU.

The Xbox One will have a custom AMD GPU which is said to be similar to the Radeon HD 7790. What this means in real terms is support for 2 GB of DDR5 RAM, the ability to support 4K resolutions and has a graphics clock of 800 Mhz.

Well, according to a Gamespot Japan [via] report the hardware has now been slightly improved, with the GPU speed being upped by 53 MHz since E3.

Microsoft is apparently looking to upgrade the system as much as possible before launch, which is obviously good news all round.

Edited On 02 Aug, 2013

Comments
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If it is true, it's good news. If not, then, unlucky Microsoft.;
DynamiteWhyte 2 years ago
Doubt it
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
If it's true, it's a bit sad that MS seem to have no confidence in their machine. Constantly changing this and that, no confidence in their policies. Here's hoping they clean their act up Next-Next-Generation, as it seems they're fumbling around in the dark for their XBox1.
Nathaniel 2 years ago
Seems to me they have more confidence in their machine, now they have the machine beta testing at homes they realize the machine can be pushed further. Also while I agree that the size of the xb1 is a bit bigger than I would like the cooling in there is obviously doing a good job. I fear that the PS4 will be more likely to overheat as it did at E3, I do hope not though.
b3ddo3 2 years ago
I get the feeling Microsoft intended to launch next year but decided to release early to stop Sony from capitalizing on sales. The whole thing feels terribly rushed, we are 3 months away from launch and they are still changing the hardware. Xbox One GPU speed: 835 mhz PlayStation 4 GPU speed: 800 mhz Xbox speed increase will be literally unnoticeable, PS4 still has the advantage as it has considerably more GPU shader cores.
iMerle iDixon 2 years ago
Can't really see 53mhz making much difference, then again PC enthusiasts will probably disagree.
Whitey 2 years ago
He knows how to spell know David, which instantly makes him considerably better than you.
Gloria 2 years ago
UPDATE, dumbass he clearly posted before the update.
iMerle iDixon 2 years ago
David if you look at the time stamp on my comment you will hopefully come to the conclusion that I posted that comment before the update
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
I don't understand
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Whitey. It will make a difference since it's a console but I don't think it will by much
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Not sure David would know what a time stamp is Nox, probably this. http://www.royalmail.com/doctorwho
Gloria 2 years ago
That was a quick delete David, very impressive for someone with the mental skills and manual dexterity of a retarded baboon.
Gloria 2 years ago
Act my age? I am acting my age, what's the point in being grown-up if you can't be childish sometimes?
Gloria 2 years ago
David, Gloria could get a new console if she wanted to, as could I, I just don't want one. (Btw the Wii U is "Next-Gen" so Gloria already has a "Next-Gen" console
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
LOL, that is all.
iMerle iDixon 2 years ago
I feel left out, i'm guessing David is making the child comments cos Gloria's pic is Princess Peach but my pic is Pikachu and he isn't saying anything :(
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
It's always fun when David is here isn't it?
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Rubber dolls David? I sense some transference going on here, with your attitude to women I expect the only ones you've been with were inflatable.
Gloria 2 years ago
He is rather amusing Nox, helps kill a bit of time before cooking dinner anyway.
Gloria 2 years ago
Oh Snap.
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
He makes it too easy ;)
Gloria 2 years ago
David where have you been ive missed you and your witty banter
JoeToots 2 years ago
Always nice to see improvements.
Wizowes 2 years ago
My comment seems oddly placed, in mid conversation. lol
Wizowes 2 years ago
Sure you do David, they give you conjugal visits and internet access in your mental home.
Gloria 2 years ago
You don't do yourself any favors David
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
To be fair David you did start it with this comment “ PikaNox you don't no nothing..... it true what they are doing..... Update: It's true. The new additions include a rebuilt and optimized graphics driver and the GPU’s clock speed changing from “800mhz to 853mhz.” ”
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Talking behind your back might be hard for me David, as I have no idea where you are or what direction you are facing.
Gloria 2 years ago
Am I the only one that found it funny how he had to state the kids he is having soon are "real kids"?
Whitey 2 years ago
Oh no you di'int
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
David don't you get it? Gloria's goal in life is to annoy you, that's what her life revolves around (J/K)
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Get a life? Are you suggesting I'm not alive David. I only ask because it's so hard to understand what you mean with your broken English. Is it perchance your second language?
Gloria 2 years ago
I really Really hope it is .>_
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
It would explain a lot, but I think if it is then gibberish is probably his first.
Gloria 2 years ago
A no right um wurred fur da fuchr uf humin kind (I suck at this kind of thing)
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Yeah Gloria u shut up u u always bullying David u bullying him u
JoeToots 2 years ago
Why is Gloria the only one being insulted? I feel left out. Uguu~~~~~~
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Nox u talk u talk like a girl get a life u need
JoeToots 2 years ago
RAINBOWS! & UNICORNS!
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Guys stop bullying David or he will call the police.
Whitey 2 years ago
I can assure you David, boring is the one thing I am not, just ask the gimp in my cellar.
Gloria 2 years ago
haha gloria
JoeToots 2 years ago
Or the postman
Loli-Nox-Tan 2 years ago
Lucky Nox, I bet everyone wishes they had a friend like David.
Gloria 2 years ago
Damn im missing out on so much, might have to quit my job so i can come back and spend some more time with David.
LFC Bywater 2 years ago
Damn im missing out on so much, might have to quit my job so i can come back and spend some more time with David.
LFC Bywater 2 years ago
Damn im missing out on so much, might have to quit my job so i can come back and spend some more time with David.
LFC Bywater 2 years ago
How can they announce a clock speed "upgrade" when they never announced a clock speed in the first place? Even with it the difference is not going to have any actual effect on how the games on the console look or run it seems, so what was the point? Just so MS could have a headline saying they've upgraded their new console's specs hoping no one would read further than the headlines to discover the new Xbox is still significantly outclassed by the tech present in the PS4? Seems like it.. and there's also the added fun of making any hardware alterations at a point when they need to actually be prepping the console for mass production is just begging for trouble. We've already seen what last minute hardware dickery did to the 360, and I doubt MS will want a rerun of the RROD saga next gen.
PrometheusFan 2 years ago
Big whoop! Sorry done with Xbox very few exclusive titles, getting a ps4 £80 cheaper better games for system true the online could be a little better I'm sure Sony will up the game this time around.
Glennb 2 years ago
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