Microsoft XBox Series S Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Microsoft XBox Series S has 8 cores with 16 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the AMD Ryzen 7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA socket and was released in Q3/2020.
Microsoft XBox Series S

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Microsoft XBox Series S. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Microsoft XBox Series S.

Name: Microsoft XBox Series S
Family: AMD Ryzen 7
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 4000G
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Microsoft XBox Series S can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x Zen 2
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 3.40 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Microsoft XBox Series S has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (XBox Series S)
GPU frequency: 1.57 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 20
Shader: 1280
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB
Max. displays: 1
Generation: 1
Direct X: 12
Technology: 7 nm
Release date: Q3/2021

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: GDDR6
Max. Memory: 10 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: 224.0 GB/s
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 12
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Microsoft XBox Series S as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 7 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: BGA
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
Architecture: Renoir (Zen 2)
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
Release date: Q3/2020
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Microsoft XBox Series S have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-1035G4 Intel Core i5-1035G4
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1092
Intel Core i5-1035G7 Intel Core i5-1035G7
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1092
Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10C 20T @ 3.50 GHz
1091
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1084
Intel Core i5-10500 Intel Core i5-10500
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1082
Intel Core i5-8259U Intel Core i5-8259U
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1079
Intel Core i5-1034G1 Intel Core i5-1034G1
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1078
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8C 16T @ 3.85 GHz
9971
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
9945
Intel Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
9923
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
9894
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
9704
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
9625
Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU) Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU)
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
9569
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
411
Intel Core i5-8400 Intel Core i5-8400
6C 6T @ 4.00 GHz
411
Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
411
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
410
Intel Core i7-5930K Intel Core i7-5930K
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
409
Intel Core i3-10300T Intel Core i3-10300T
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
408
Intel Core i5-8600K Intel Core i5-8600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
406
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
3847
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
3847
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
3847
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
3837
Intel Core i5-11260H Intel Core i5-11260H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
3831
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
3751
Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
3745
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon D-1735TR Intel Xeon D-1735TR
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
1021
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24C 48T @ 4.20 GHz
1020
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32C 64T @ 4.20 GHz
1020
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1015
Intel Core i3-8300 Intel Core i3-8300
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1015
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1012
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1012
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-10600K Intel Core i5-10600K
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
6877
Intel Core i5-10600KF Intel Core i5-10600KF
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
6877
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v4 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v4
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
6861
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
6824
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
6821
Intel Core i7-7800X Intel Core i7-7800X
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
6759
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
6739
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS
AMD Radeon 780M Graphics @ 2.90 GHz
5220
Apple M1 Pro (10-CPU 14-GPU) Apple M1 Pro (10-CPU 14-GPU)
Apple M1 Pro (14 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
4580
Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU) Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU)
Apple M1 Pro (14 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
4580
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (XBox Series S) @ 1.57 GHz
4000
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS
AMD Radeon RX 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
AMD Radeon RX 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
AMD Radeon RX 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Xeon Gold 5117F Intel Xeon Gold 5117F
14C 28T @ 2.40 GHz
16670
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2667 v4
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
16631
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G
6C 12T @ 4.15 GHz
16554
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
16536
Intel Xeon Gold 5118 Intel Xeon Gold 5118
12C 24T @ 2.60 GHz
16487
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
16429
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
16394
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



Benchmarks


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