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There's a very high chance Intel provides more details about its Arc Alchemist lineup during its virtual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event next week, which could potentially include an update on exactly when the first cards will release. We'll have to wait and see. That said, Intel has promised Alchemist will... Read more...
We are incredibly eager for Intel to launch its first modern discrete graphics card, if for no other reason than to put all these leaks and rumors to rest. That day will come, just not today. Instead, an alleged Arc Alchemist entry has been added to the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark database, and at first glance... Read more...
We've seen a lot of reactions to Intel's upcoming Arc GPUs among hardware enthusiasts. Obviously, you have your die-hard Intel fans who think Arc will be a "first strike is deadly"-style attack on the GPU market. On the flip side of things, we've also seen a few folks who care so little they probably won't even read... Read more...
The discrete GPU race is currently a contest between just two major players, AMD and NVIDIA, but Intel is getting ready to enter the marathon very soon as well. Lest anyone happened to forget, Intel offered up a sneak peek of its upcoming Arc Alchemist graphics card during The Game Awards 2021 show, as part of a... Read more...
As we wait for Intel to introduce its first modern discrete desktop graphics cards, the leaks and questions are starting to pile up. For example, will Arc Alchemist in flagship form give AMD and NVIDIA a run for their money in the high-end GPU space? What will inventories look like, and what price points are we... Read more...
Little by little, Intel keeps revealing more bits and pieces about Arc Alchemist, its first discrete graphics cards built specifically for gamers. Even so, there are plenty of questions that remain. One of those questions is what will the graphics cards actually look, and a new purported photo of Alchemist from a... Read more...
Anyone with an aging GPU knows the struggle of trying to upgrade in this climate. Graphics card prices are through the roof, even when they're in stock by first-party sellers (Best Buy has been a pleasant exception here and there). So if you have some free time to spare, think about participating in Intel's Xe HPG... Read more...
Details about Intel's upcoming Arc Alchemist GPUs continue to emerge as we inch closer to the release. In a recent interview, Intel’s Raja Koduri, SVP and GM of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics, and Roger Chandler, VP and GM of Client Graphics Products and Solutions, weigh in on some of the pressing... Read more...
It appears Intel has some very specific branding guidelines for its upcoming Arc graphics launch, starting with Alchemist, according to a leaked document. This is not unusual, but what makes it interesting is that the document, if it turns out to be legitimate, reveals how Intel plans to market and label its Alchemist... Read more...
Make no mistake, Intel is supremely interested in competing at the high end of the gaming graphics card market, and being a viable contender, not just an also-ran. Intel also plans to target the mid-range and entry-level segments as well, the latter of which has been overlooked (so far) by AMD and NVIDIA with their... Read more...
Hey, have you heard? Intel is releasing its first modern discrete graphics card next year! Of course you've heard, because Intel has not kept its high-level plans a secret, not by a long shot. Lower-level details have been a bit tougher to source, though Intel has shared some additional info in recent weeks, and of... Read more...
In a wide ranging interview with a Japanese news outlet, Intel graphics boss Raja Koduri shared some insight into the development of Alchemist, the company's upcoming discrete GPU, and what it has planned. One of the more notable tidbits from the interview was in relation to Intel's add-in board (AIB) partners, and... Read more...
Intel has ambitious plans for its entry into the discrete GPU market, which will get underway with Alchemist, its first offering under the Intel Arc umbrella. Otherwise known as a DG2 part (and Xe-HPG, for anyone wanting to juggle multiple nomenclatures), it will come out of the gate swinging at AMD and NVIDIA next... Read more...
Intel is about to enter the high-stakes discrete GPU market, where it will face some stiff competition from NVIDIA and AMD, the two established players that dominate the space. The company will kick things off with Alchemist, its first Xe-HPG product. As we await its arrival, a mobile variant has made a cameo on a... Read more...
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, or as he puts it, the "self-appointed Geek-in-Chief," recently sat down for a video chat with analyst Pierre Ferragu to discuss his growth as a leader and what is in store for the world's largest supplier of semiconductor chips. Gelsinger talked about what he learned during his time at VMWare... Read more...
Intel's high-performance Arc family of graphics architectures resemble an adventuring party from tabletop role-playing lore or a classic turn-based computer RPG. The Intel Arc Alchemist, Battlemage, Celestial, and Druid delegation set off across a barren wasteland where GPUs are scarce to take on the mighty Dragon... Read more...
While AMD and NVIDIA have primarily duked it out in the enthusiast discrete graphics card market for well over a decade, Intel is looking to kick the door and join the party. Intel announced that its first-generation Alchemist graphics cards would debut in Q1 2022 with compelling performance and modern technologies... Read more...
Intel is going all-in with discrete graphics, which was made abundantly clear last week with the announcement of its Arc family of gaming cards. Built on Intel’s Xe-HPG architecture, the first graphics cards to hit the market in Q1 2022 will come from the Alchemist family. Roger Chandler, who serves as Intel VP and... Read more...
Earlier this week, Intel announced its highly anticipated family of discrete graphics cards targeted at the enthusiast gaming market. The cards are based on Intel's Xe-HPG architecture, and will be marketed under the Arc brand name. The first-generation Arc graphics cards were developed under the GPU codename... Read more...
Intel is excited about its upcoming discrete gaming GPU for the enthusiast market. This is the company's first credible foray into this space since the i740 back in the late 1990s. These graphics cards will be marketed under the Arc brand name and are underpinned by Xe-HPG architecture. Given that Arc cards will... Read more...
In case you missed it, Intel kicked off the week by revealing a new brand name for its upcoming consumer high-performance graphics products. It is called Intel Arc, and it not only covers hardware products, but also related software and services, and will span multiple hardware generations. The first of those will be... Read more...
Intel has made its intentions clear with discrete PC graphics for mobile and desktop systems, and it is looking to battle AMD and NVIDIA head-on in this space. The company’s first-generation effort was developed under the GPU architecture codename Alchemist and will be marketed under the Arc brand name for the... Read more...