Should I Get the Xbox One X or a Gaming PC


Microsoft has recently announced its new generation game console—Xbox One X—which was codenamed Project Scorpio. The system will go on sale around the world on November 7th. Since it is claimed to be the most powerful console ever made, might it be better than a gaming PC? Let’s get closer to Xbox One X and see how it compares to the PC!


Considering the 450GBP Xbox One X, it is really one supremely powerful machine. This will be confirmed when you have a closer look at its spec below:


Eight Custom *86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz

Memory bandwidth



40 customized compute units at 1172mhZ

Hard drive

1TB 2.5-inch



Optical drive

4K UHD Blu-ray

Xbox One X vs. Gaming PC which is better?

As the Xbox One X isn’t go on sale now, we can’t get one on hands to have an experience, but still we can find the pros and cons from both Xbox One X and gaming PC so you will be convenient to decide whether to add the new console into your holiday wish list.


Price & performance

Undoubtedly, compare to gaming PC, the Xbox One X is more cost effective with the same level of performance. Equipped with an 8-core 2.3GHz Custom AMD CPU runs the show, backed by 8GB of RAM, it is really a powerful console. You also have a 6 Teraflop GPU, packing 12GB of GDDR5 VRAM. Of course you can say many gaming PCs have the same or surpass its performance, but generally speaking, you will cost more, especially if you get a pre-built rig from specialists.



When it comes to the catalogue of games, the competition is not on the side of Xbox One X. It is gaming PC’s edge to available superior selection of titles even though he Xbox One X has a respectable launch line-up and can also play all existing Xbox One titles. You can grab everything from re-released classics to blockbusters and never be short of titles to play.



It is general the case that your console or PC will be slow down as the time passing by. And it’s very easily for you to replace some components with fresher kit in PC; however, it is almost unlikely to make improvement with Xbox One X where required as you’re basically stuck with the original configuration. In this case, you have to afford the next-gen titles at full price.


Without considering the cost, it is obvious that a high quality gaming PC is more competitive to bring you excellent gaming experience. However, if you want to get a device for gaming within £450,Xbox One X is a good recommendation.


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