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Project xCloud Server Blade Analysis

Introduction

Microsoft recently granted the world a sneak-peek into one of the server blades powering its highly-anticipated Project xCloud service during their Game Stack Live stream last month. Cramming 8 Xboxes into a 2U server is no mean feat, so we thought we’d see what we could glean from the short video.

Project xCloud server blade CAD model.
Project xCloud server blade CAD model. Click to enlarge.
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