Microsoft XBox Series S Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Microsoft XBox Series S was released in Q3/2020 and has 8 cores. The processor can process 16 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket BGA. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the Microsoft XBox Series S achieved a result of 1,015 points (single-core) or 6,824 points (multi-core).
Microsoft XBox Series S

At a glance

Name: Microsoft XBox Series S
Family: AMD Ryzen 7 (70)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 4000G (22)
Architecture: Renoir (Zen 2)
Technology: 7 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Microsoft XBox Series S has 8 cores. The clock frequency of the Microsoft XBox Series S is 3.00 GHz (3.60 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

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

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Microsoft XBox Series S has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The Microsoft XBox Series S has the AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (XBox Series S) installed, which has 20 streaming multiprocessors (1280 shaders).

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

Hardware codec support

Processors with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

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 Microsoft XBox Series S supports a maximum of 10 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 224.0 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
GDDR6
224.0 GB/s
Max. Memory: 10 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 23.6 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Microsoft XBox Series S has a TDP of 65 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

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

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The Microsoft XBox Series S is made in 7 nm and has 8.00 MB cache.

Technology: 7 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
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: --

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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

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
Intel Core i7-1355U Intel Core i7-1355U
10C 12T @ 1.70 GHz
9687
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
9625

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 Gold 6128 Intel Xeon Gold 6128
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1019
Intel Xeon E5-2637 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2637 v4
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1018
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1017
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1015
Intel Xeon Gold 5218N Intel Xeon Gold 5218N
16C 32T @ 3.70 GHz
1014
Intel Core i7-7920HQ Intel Core i7-7920HQ
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1014
AMD EPYC 7542 AMD EPYC 7542
32C 64T @ 3.40 GHz
1013

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 i3-13100 Intel Core i3-13100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
6835
Intel Core i3-13100F Intel Core i3-13100F
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
6835
Intel Xeon W-10855M Intel Xeon W-10855M
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
6827
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
6824
Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
6823
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
6821
AMD Ryzen 7 5825C AMD Ryzen 7 5825C
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
6780

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

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

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 @ 2.70 GHz
4201
AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201
AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201
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 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686

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 E-2336 Intel Xeon E-2336
6C 12T @ 2.90 GHz
16686
Intel Xeon Gold 6134 Intel Xeon Gold 6134
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
16663
Intel Core i5-12400T Intel Core i5-12400T
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
16570
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 E5-2690 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3
12C 24T @ 3.00 GHz
16482
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3
14C 28T @ 2.80 GHz
16467

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