Intel Announces First Arc Desktop GPU; arrival in the summer of 2022

Intel Arc Desktop GPU Announced

Since Intel last year announced its entry into the GPU market with its Arc GPU line to compete with AMD and Nvidia, we’ve seen many leaks and reports surrounding them. Back then, the company has finally shown off its first Arc desktop GPU in a new video, and it’s Expected to be launched during the summer of 2022 as a “limited edition” model, Intel has also announced the new Mobile Arc GPU at the same time. Let’s take a look at the details.

Intel Arc desktop GPU will be released in the summer of 2022

Following the introduction of the Arc laptop GPU, Intel released an official video showing the Intel Arc A-series GPU for the desktop. Although the company didn’t reveal much about the GPU, the video showed off the design, port placement, and more.

It turns out that the Intel Arc A-series GPU will come with dual fans with some ports on its left bank. Contains One HDMI port and three DisplayPorts, However, Intel did not reveal the specifications in the video. You can watch the video below.

In addition, the company is calling its Arc GPUs a “limited edition” model for desktop. Therefore, it is unclear whether Intel will manufacture limited units of the GPU or is it just a marketing term for the product.

Intel Arc Mobile GPU also launched

In addition to revealing limited edition Arc GPUs, Intel also Two new Arc 3 GPUs released for thin and light laptops, Ark A350M and Ark A370M Mobile GPUs will soon be available in laptop models from OEMs such as Asus, Acer, MSI, Dell, Lenovo, HP and Samsung. These laptops will feature Intel’s 12th-gen Elder Lake CPUs along with Arc GPUs to deliver optimum performance for gamers and creators alike.

Intel also says that OEMs will be able to take advantage of this “Deep Link” technology to dynamically balance your laptop’s CPU and GPU To provide power and performance based on a variety of operations.

Arc 3 GPU DirectX 12, support variable-rate shading and ray tracing, And since they’re based on the HPG tier of Intel’s High-Performance Gaming or Intel X architecture stack, like 12th-gen CPUs, a combination of the two may offer better performance for some video encoding and AI operations. The Arc A350M has 6 Xe cores, while the higher-end Arc A370M comes with 8 cores. Now, thanks to the Arc A370M’s high core count, Intel says the GPU will be capable of delivering 60FPS at 1080p for most of the high-end games on the market. Both of them also support the Intel Evo platform.

Now, as for the price and availability of Intel Arc GPUs for desktops, Intel is yet to reveal the details. While it’s expected to release sometime during the summer of this year, we don’t have an exact launch timeline yet. So, stay tuned for further updates and let us know your thoughts on Intel Arc A-series GPUs in the comments below.

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