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In this paper, we derive the X-half-perimeter wirelength (XHPWL) model for X-architecture placement and explore the effects of three different wire models on X-architecture placement, including the Manhattan-half-perimeter wirelength (MHPWL) model, the XHPWL model, and the X-Steiner wirelength (XStWL) model. For min-cut partitioning placement, we apply the XHPWL and XStWL models to the generalized net-weighting method that can exactly model the wirelength after partitioning by net weighting. For analytical placement, we smooth the XHPWL function using log-sum-exp functions to facilitate analytical placement. This paper shows that both the XHPWL and XStWL models can reduce the X wirelength effectively. In particular, our results reveal the effectiveness of the X architecture on wirelength reduction during placement and, thus, the importance of the study on the X-placement algorithms, which is different from the results given in the work of Ono et al. which suggests that the X-architecture placement might not improve the X-routing wirelength over the Manhattan-architecture placement.