Microsoft XBox Series X Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Microsoft XBox Series X 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. The Microsoft XBox Series X scores 1,070 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 7,358 points.
Microsoft XBox Series X

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Microsoft XBox Series X. 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 X.

Name: Microsoft XBox Series X
Family: AMD Ryzen 7 (68)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 4000G (22)
Architecture: Renoir (Zen 2)
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Microsoft XBox Series X has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Microsoft XBox Series X is 3.20 GHz (3.80 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x Zen 2
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 3.66 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Microsoft XBox Series X has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Microsoft XBox Series X uses the AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (XBox Series X), which has 3328 texture shaders and 52 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (XBox Series X)
GPU frequency: 1.83 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Compute units: 52
Shader: 3328
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q3/2021
Max. displays: 1
Generation: 1
Direct X: 12
Technology: 7 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 10 GB
Frame Generation: No

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 processor can use up to 16 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 560.0 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
GDDR6
560.0 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 23.6 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

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

Technical details

The Microsoft XBox Series X is made in 7 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 8.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

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 X 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 i7-8700 Intel Core i7-8700
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1146
Intel Core i7-8700B Intel Core i7-8700B
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1146
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
1143
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1142
Intel Core i3-10100F Intel Core i3-10100F
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1141
Intel Core i7-10750H Intel Core i7-10750H
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1141
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1141

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 5 7640U AMD Ryzen 5 7640U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
10675
AMD Ryzen 5 8640U AMD Ryzen 5 8640U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
10675
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7640U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7640U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
10675
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.66 GHz
10650
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
10590
Intel Xeon W-11855M Intel Xeon W-11855M
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
10518
Intel Core i5-10600KF Intel Core i5-10600KF
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
10489

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 Core i5-1030NG7 Intel Core i5-1030NG7
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1073
Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
1073
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1072
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1070
Intel Core i3-9100F Intel Core i3-9100F
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1069
Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-9100
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1069
Intel Core i7-8650U Intel Core i7-8650U
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1069

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 Xeon Silver 4215 Intel Xeon Silver 4215
8C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
7408
Intel Xeon E5-2650L v4 Intel Xeon E5-2650L v4
14C 28T @ 2.00 GHz
7369
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
8C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
7365
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.66 GHz
7358
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
7335
Intel Xeon W-2235 Intel Xeon W-2235
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
7328
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
7301

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.
Intel Core i5-1035G7 Intel Core i5-1035G7
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
434
Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i5-7600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
433
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
433
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
431
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24C 48T @ 4.20 GHz
431
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
431
Intel Core i7-8809G Intel Core i7-8809G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
429

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.
Intel Xeon W-3225 Intel Xeon W-3225
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
4120
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3
14C 28T @ 2.80 GHz
4109
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 AMD Ryzen 5 5500
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
4086
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.66 GHz
4062
Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
4017
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8C 16T @ 3.85 GHz
3951
Intel Xeon W-3223 Intel Xeon W-3223
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
3941

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.
Apple M1 Ultra (48-GPU) Apple M1 Ultra (48-GPU)
Apple M1 Ultra (48 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
15900
Apple M3 Max (16-CPU 40-GPU) Apple M3 Max (16-CPU 40-GPU)
Apple M3 Max (40 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
14200
Apple M2 Max (38-GPU) Apple M2 Max (38-GPU)
Apple M2 Max (38 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
13490
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (XBox Series X) @ 1.83 GHz
12150
Apple M3 Max (14-CPU 30-GPU) Apple M3 Max (14-CPU 30-GPU)
Apple M3 Max (30 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
10650
Apple M2 Max (30-GPU) Apple M2 Max (30-GPU)
Apple M2 Max (30 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
10650
Apple M1 Max (32-GPU) Apple M1 Max (32-GPU)
Apple M1 Max (32 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
10600

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 Core i5-11500 Intel Core i5-11500
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
17532
Intel Core i7-1270P Intel Core i7-1270P
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
17477
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U AMD Ryzen 7 4980U
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
17470
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.66 GHz
17455
Intel Core i5-1240P Intel Core i5-1240P
12C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
17451
Intel Xeon E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
17428
Intel Xeon W-3223 Intel Xeon W-3223
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
17428

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