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  • - Hey guys, this is Austin,

  • and welcome to the ultimate Xbox One X.

  • Now this has been a very highly requested video.

  • So much so, in fact, that we got an

  • anonymous letter from Hong Kong giving us

  • some suggestions to include for the video.

  • So with some of those in mind, let's get to building.

  • Nick Cage approves.

  • Yes.

  • So everyone's probably familiar with the

  • wonderful look of the Xbox One X.

  • A.K.A. it's just a black box.

  • Which is where this comes in.

  • This is going to be a skin which is going to

  • make our Xbox One X look a lot like an original Xbox.

  • Would some say it looks like an Xbox One?

  • So, in the picture they've got like the front of it,

  • it's got like the Xbox logo and stuff.

  • But, this is just a top skin.

  • Clearly wouldn't happen if this was dbrand.

  • - [Voice Over] Shots fired! Shots fired!

  • - It's actually pretty much lined up,

  • I'm slightly off center.

  • So you put it side by side with the original Xbox

  • it actually doesn't look so bad.

  • I mean, I know I wasn't 100% precise

  • but I think it's close enough that I'll buy that.

  • Next up, because we know just how useful cooling fans

  • and extra attachments are for consoles,

  • we have not only an intelligent cooling fan,

  • but we also have a cooling dock with extra USB ports.

  • So we've got three small cooling fans,

  • it's gonna plug in via USB, and to be fair

  • it does give us a USB pass through,

  • so I guess it just snaps on something like this.

  • I mean it actually does kind of blend in

  • whether this is going to make any difference at all

  • I am incredibly doubtful of but luckily

  • we have a whole other cooling dock

  • to keep it even cooler for our,

  • whatever it is we're doing on an Xbox

  • which is gonna make it overheat.

  • Connecting actually is pretty easy.

  • Then we just do that.

  • Wait a minute...

  • So I see that there's a fan,

  • but where is it pulling air from?

  • There's no place for it to pull on the bottom,

  • on the front, on the sides, why are there three fans

  • if they have no intake or exhaust?

  • What this does give us is three more USB ports up front.

  • One of the things we're going to have to keep in mind

  • with this video though is that we have a lot

  • of things that are going to be requiring USB,

  • so making sure that we have full USB 3.0

  • on as many ports as possible

  • is going to be a challenge.

  • Because a mere one terabyte of storage

  • is not going to be anywhere near enough,

  • the next step is yet another add-on hub thing.

  • This is going to give us the ability

  • to not only plug in a full 3.5 inch hard drive,

  • we are also going to be getting even more USB ports.

  • Oh joy.

  • That's pretty cool, so it's actually got a

  • Scorpio on the front, which would make sense

  • because this is a Scorpio version of the console,

  • that now has a skin covering all that up.

  • So, people still know we're cool?

  • So the idea here, it it's anything like

  • some of the previous hubs we've used,

  • is that we'll be able to, not only plug in that

  • three and a half inch drive, so this is going to give us

  • three more USB 3.0 ports on front.

  • Now with a three and half inch drive bay

  • we can go completely crazy and put basically

  • any kind of desktop hard drive in here,

  • but as opposed to doing a standard hard drive,

  • instead we have a two terabyte Seagate Firecuda.

  • So this is going to be an SSHD which means that

  • in addition to having two terabytes of capacity,

  • (plastic crinkling)

  • in addition to having two terabytes of capacity

  • there's also a little bit of flash storage on here

  • which depending on the game might not actually make

  • a huge difference to load time,

  • but at the very least it should be

  • a little bit quicker than the standard hard drive.

  • One nice touch is that you have

  • everything you need to do this.

  • As long as you have a 3.5 inch hard drive,

  • I do actually think that this will work with a

  • two and a half inch as well, but if you have a screwdriver

  • you have everything you need to put it on the sled.

  • And with that I think we can, well, just put it in here.

  • So this entire thing is going to operate

  • using the front USB 3.0 port on the Xbox.

  • So as long as we're able to line that up

  • we're going to cover up the power button

  • but it has a little push button, actually it's clear too,

  • so you can see when it's on and off.

  • It's gonna be a little tight, I guess it will work though.

  • The only issue that I actually don't really like with this

  • is that opposed to having it's own separate power cable

  • which I will admit is a little bit annoying,

  • instead it's actually going to

  • go on top of the current power cable.

  • Considering how much power the Xbox One X

  • pulls through just figure eight cable

  • seems a little sketchy, also our fan

  • doesn't let this go in all the way.

  • This is falling apart very quickly

  • but I guess that works, right?

  • While three terabytes might be enough for a normal Xbox One X,

  • this, my friends, is the ultimate Xbox One X

  • which is where this comes in.

  • The Seagate Game Drive with an

  • additional eight terabytes of capacity.

  • Unlike the rest of our accessories

  • this is really straight forward.

  • So instead of attaching it directly to the Xbox

  • this just needs a USB cable.

  • But it does give us an additional two

  • USB 3.0 ports on the front of the Xbox.

  • To think, I was worried about not

  • having enough ports, like, five minutes ago.

  • So with just an external power brick and a single USB cable,

  • we're now up to 11 terabytes of capacity?

  • Which is where this comes in: the Samsung T5 SSD.

  • This is actually something we use

  • on a daily basis here at the office.

  • So, all of our videos are edited off of these T5s,

  • one of the nice things is they

  • come in really large capacities.

  • This one is gonna be a full two terabytes of

  • quick SSD storage, all running off of a single USB cable.

  • Almost said USB-C cable, but we gotta use USB-A for this one.

  • I mean do you need 13 terabytes on you Xbox One X?

  • Probably not.

  • Do you need to build the ultimate Xbox One X?

  • Probably not.

  • Are we done building the Xbox One X?

  • Absolutely not.

  • As far as controllers go, we have a couple

  • of Xbox One Design Lab controllers.

  • These are really cool because you have

  • a lot of customization options for how the controllers look,

  • and importantly they're still going to be the same size,

  • which is important because we have a dual charging station.

  • I mean, it doesn't really look pretty with our

  • Design Lab controllers but now we have

  • two controllers down and two more to go.

  • If you really want the ultimate controller

  • for the Xbox One X though, you want the Duke.

  • So this is modeled almost identically

  • after the original Xbox controller,

  • and while it's a little bit controversial,

  • some might say it's, well, you'll see, you'll see.

  • Oh yeah, that's what I'm talking about.

  • This is licensed by Microsoft

  • even though it's made by Hyperkin.

  • Wow that looks almost identical to the original.

  • For context, this is what a standard Xbox One

  • controller looks like and this is the Duke.

  • It's massive.

  • I think you're definitely going to

  • be better gaming on a standard Xbox controller,

  • but the coolness of this is just,

  • there's just no way to get around it.

  • Now unfortunately this is going to be a wired controller,

  • but thankfully it's going to be a really long cable

  • and it is detachable with microUSB.

  • As if all these controller options weren't enough

  • we also have the Keymander.

  • This is actually something I did a video on,

  • like two or three years ago.

  • But the idea here is that this is going

  • to be an adapter that will turn a mouse and keyboard

  • into what the xBox thinks is a standard controller.

  • So inside this little box, well it gets a little bit

  • complicated but hopefully it won't be that bad.

  • So around front we have a mouse, keyboard, and gamepad,

  • I think you actually have to have all three plugged in

  • because it pretends to be the gamepad

  • but it's actually passing through

  • the mouse and the keyboard signal.

  • Then around back we have another series of USB ports

  • for power, PC, game, as well as data,

  • which looks like a eighth inch jack.

  • Oh man, this is, this is a lot.

  • (clock ticking)(ding)

  • Welcome, my friends, to the completed ultimate Xbox One X.

  • And yes, all of these cables and accessories

  • are completely necessary.

  • So, to start with we're gonna be showing you

  • what the Keymander will do.

  • We are going to be spoofing it with

  • the actual Xbox One controllers.

  • You need to make sure this is still plugged in.

  • With that, your mouse, your keyboard, everything

  • attached via USB, we should be able to play a game.

  • (mouse clicks)

  • Hey it works!

  • I mean it's really, really slow.

  • Maybe we should turn up the mouse sensitivity a little.

  • Dude, this actually doesn't feel

  • that different than playing on a PC.

  • I mean, there might be a touch of latency

  • if I try and move really quickly, but it's not bad.

  • Now there's definitely an argument to be said

  • that this is going to give you an unfair advantage,

  • but, I mean, if you want to be more comfortable

  • playing with your mouse and keyboard

  • versus an Xbox controller, and you don't mind

  • dealing with some finickiness, it is not the easiest

  • thing to set up, and you do need kinda keep it

  • tuned per game to make sure it has the correct profiles,

  • but you can download those pretty easily.

  • Why do you have weapons?

  • Okay, well this is unfortunate,

  • this is very unfortunate.

  • Wait a minute...

  • I'll just use my, no, no.

  • Wait, I got, that count's as a kill right?

  • I blew up on them.

  • I'm gonna count that as a kill.

  • Dave will be very proud.

  • The Duke on the other hand,

  • well it's definitely a much larger controller.

  • Personally, I do think that the standard Xbox One

  • controller is better, but I mean

  • better is kind of relative, right?

  • The Duke is a unique option.

  • It also doesn't feel that bad, so some of the buttons are a

  • little bit weirdly laid out compared to the newer

  • controllers, especially stuff like the left and right

  • bumpers which feel kind of tacked on, but it works.

  • Of course we're not here just to play Fortnite.

  • We have 13 terabytes of hard drives to install

  • a whole bunch of other games if we want to as well.

  • So right now if you go into the options we have

  • the internal hard drive, we also have another 7.2 terabytes

  • from that eight terabyte drive over there,

  • we have the 1.8 terabytes of our T5,

  • and then we have our two terabyte Firecuda which is in here.

  • They'll actually show up and once you

  • give them a quick format, I mean, it kinda works.

  • Unlike a lot of the builds in the ultimate series that we do

  • this actually all works, all the accessories are

  • plugged in, attached, skinned, powered, USB-ed,

  • whatever you want to call it, it's all actually working.

  • Now does it make sense?

  • No of course not.

  • Am I going to put links to every single one of these

  • accessories that we used in the description?