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  XBOX Gaming Console
- Four game controller ports that allow easy multiplayer gaming and enable other peripherals, ranging from game pads to voice-activated headsets
- A front-loading DVD tray
- A multisignal audio-video connector that allows for easy hookup to televisions and home theater systems
- An Ethernet port for rich, fast-action online gaming via a broadband connection
- An NVIDIA graphics processing unit (GPU), delivering more than three times the graphics performance of other consoles
- An Intel 733MHz processor, the most powerful CPU of any console
- An internal hard drive, for massive storage of game information — a first in the console gaming industry
Release Date
November 2001
Console Pricing
$199.99 US Funds
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XBox Specs
CPU: 733 MHz chip crafted by Intel

Graphics Processor: 250MHz custom chip named XGPU, developed by Microsoft and nVIDIA

Total Memory: The RAM in the Xbox will be supplied by Micron, it will be 64 MB running at 200MHz DDR (Double-Data-Rate)

Memory Bandwidth: 6.4 GB/sec

Polygon Performance: 125 M/sec

Sustained Polygon Performance: 100+ M/sec (transformed and lit polygons per second)

Micropolygons/particles per second: 125 M/sec

Particle Performance: 125 M/sec

Simultaneous Textures: 4

Pixel Fill Rate - No Texture: 4.0 G/Sec (anti-aliased)

Pixel Fill Rate - 1 Texture: 4.0 G/Sec (anti-aliased)

Compressed Textures: Yes (6:1)

Full Scene Anti-Alias: Yes

Micro Polygon Support: Yes

Storage Medium: 2-5x DVD, 10GB hard disk, 8MB memory card

I/0: 2-5x DVD, 10GB hard disk, 8MB memory card

Audio Channels:64 (up to 256 stereo voices)

3D Audio Support: Yes

MIDI DLS2 Support: Yes

AC3 Encoded Game Audio: Yes

Broadband Enabled: Yes

Modem Enabled: No

DVD Movie Playback: Remote control package required

Maximum Resolution: 1920x1080

Maximum Resolution (2x32bpp frame buffers +Z): 1920x1080

HDTV Support: Yes

Controller Ports: 4 USB Ports

The Controller

The Xbox controller is designed from thousands of hours of comfort and usability testing. It is home to:

- Two analog pressure point triggers

- 6 analog buttons (red, blue, green, yellow, black, and white) with 256 degrees of accuracy and control

- 1 eight way directional pad

- 2 menu navigational buttons (back, start)

- 2 peripheral expansion slots,

- 9 feet of cable

- 2 vibration feedback motors for that extra buzz of reality.

Connection Devices & Add-Ons

High Definition AV Pack: This pack connects users that have high-definition ready TVs that support 480p 720p and 1080f component video signals, analog inputs and / or digital receivers.

Memory Unit: Serving as a solution for needed extra storage space.

Advanced AV Pack: Works with S-Video and AV input TVs

RF Adapter: Connects the Xbox to TVs without audio and video connections

Standard AV Cable: Connects the Xbox to TVs equipped with audio and video input terminals. Included with the Xbox.

System Link Cable: A cable for connecting two consoles for 8 player gameplay

DVD Kit: A Kit is required for DVD Movie playback, the kit includes an infa red receiver and a remote.


The Xbox console is one fine piece of electronic craftsmanship. It’s the most powerful gaming console every created and comes complete with a video card that is a few generations ahead of any available for your personal computer so good luck finding better graphics then this.

The games are absolutely beautiful and easy to play with the Xbox’s comfortable controller. Add to this the fact that in the near future you will be able to go online with the console and perhaps change online gaming forever.

If all of this is not enough for you buy it simply for the DVD player that is built into the system. Just remember to buy the DVD kit or you won’t be able to use it

Review ID Number: 443
  Product Details
Review Date: 2002-06-17
Reviewer: Colin Unger
Rating: 10 out of 10
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