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AMD confirms they helped Microsoft design the 'semi-custom single-chip' APU that powers the Xbox One

AMD's 'semi-custom single-chip' APU is what powers the Xbox One.

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Anthony Garreffa
Published Thu, May 23 2013 4:30 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

We've been hearing so much about the Xbox One this week, but now we have confirmation from AMD that they are the ones that helped Microsoft design the "semi-custom single-chip" APU that powers the next-gen Xbox One.

AMD confirms they helped Microsoft design the 'semi-custom single-chip' APU that powers the Xbox One | TweakTown.com

The Xbox One features an APU that includes an 8-core processor, GPU and 8GB of RAM on the single-chip. The GPU on the Xbox One is still shrouded in mystery, and is definitely a strange move by Microsoft considering how open Sony are about the specifications on the PlayStation 4.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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