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Microsoft XBox Performance Sheet
XBox Playstation 2 Gamecube
CPU 733 MHz 294.912 MHz 485MHz Power PC
Graphics Processor 233 MHz custom-designed chip, developed by Microsoft and nVidia 147.456MHz 162 MHz Custom chip "Flipper"
Total Memory 64MB 32MB 40MB
Memory Bandwidth 6.4GB/sec 3.2 GB/sec 2.6GB/sec
Polygon Performance 116.5 M/sec 66 M/sec 6-12 M/sec
Simultaneous Textures 4 1 N/A
Pixel Fill Rate - No texture 3.7 G/Sec 2.4 G/Sec N/A
Pixel Fill Rate - 1 Texture 3.7 G/Sec 1.2 G/Sec N/A
Pixel Fill Rate - 2 Textures 3.7 G/Sec 0.6 G/Sec N/A
Compressed Textures Yes (6:1) No ST3C compressed textures (6:1).
Built in Hard Disk Yes No No
I/O Game controller x4 Ethernet (10/100) Game controller x2 USB IEEE1394 PCMCIA Game controller x4 High-speed serial port x2 High-speed parallel port
Audio Channels 256 48 64
3D Audio Support in Hardware Yes (64 3D channels) No N/A
Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound in Hardware Yes No No
MIDI+DLS Support Yes Yes N/A
Hardware audio filtering and EQ Yes No N/A
Broadband enabled Yes Optional Optional
DVD Movie playback Remote control accessory required Yes No
HDTV Movie support Yes Yes No
HDTV Game support Yes No N/A
Maximum resolution 1920x1080 1280x1024 N/A
Maximum resolution (2 x 32bpp frame buffers + Z) 1920x1080 640x480 N/A
US Launch Date November 2001 October 2000 November 2001