Upgrading or downgrading to the next console?


Hi guys. Since I’m typing this on my iPad I’ll be brief. Given what we know so far — and I know it’s not that much yet — do you think going from an Xbox One X to the Lockhart (assuming it exists) will still be an upgrade if you’re on a 4K TV?

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7 responses to “Upgrading or downgrading to the next console?”

  1. SWCetacean

    I'm pretty sure the Lockhart will be an upgrade in some respects. All rumors on the Lockhart say it will have the same tech feature set as the Series X (ray-tracing support and other graphical features), which the Xbox One X lacks. I'm presuming that Lockhart will also include some sort of SSD storage, as opposed to the HDD of the One X, which will be a huge upgrade in system responsiveness and load times. And while the teraflops value is rumored to be lower than the One X, these are RDNA2 TFLOPS, which do more per-FLOPS than the older architecture in the One X. I think Lockhart will be an overall upgrade vs the One X.

    • erichk

      In reply to SWCetacean:

      Sounds good, thanks for the advice. I was a little worried at first about the notion that Lockhart is going to be targeting 1080p/1440p, but unless I'm wrong I don't even think the Xbox One X runs at 4K all the time anyway. Plus, when more details are announced, we'll know more about what the Series S can do.

  2. ponsaelius

    I am considering moving to Playstation.

    • darkgrayknight

      In reply to ponsaelius:

      Which Xbox were you on? Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Xbox 360? And why are you considering moving to Playstation? I would guess maybe some exclusive games on Playstation, or you had issues with your Xbox or Xbox live.

      I don't understand moving back and forth, you'd have to buy the games on the other platform. The availability of playing older games going back to the original console is a decent reason to stay if you have many games.

      It would be an upgrade from Xbox One X to even Lockhart, though it may be close and worth waiting unless your Xbox is not working well.

  3. simont

    I might upgrade to a Lockhart console, but only in a year or two time once they stop releasing most content for the XBox One. That and 1080p gaming is good enough for me.