Xbox One – Microsoft recommends horizontal installation, vertical operation to “own risk”
Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One is not designed for operation in an upright erected position. Who’s console still lays vertically, act at your own risk.
date: 21.09.2013, 14:09 clock
Albert Penello Microsoft has confirmed in an interview with GameSpot that the Xbox One should not be placed vertically. The console was designed for a horizontal operation. This is contrary to various speculations on the net no problem of cooling, but the optical drive.
“We do not support vertical orientation. Who sets up the Xbox One, at his own risk. This has nothing to do with the cooling, the drive was not designed for vertical operation, “says Penello. He also noted that 80 percent of Xbox 360 users would use their console lying horizontally and not up.
the Xbox One operates an eight-core processor with 64-bit architecture. Eight gigabytes of RAM, a Blu-ray drive and a 500 GB hard disk are installed. The latter can not replace at will by the way – who wants more space, have to make do with external hardware
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