Intel’s all-new Arc A-Series GPUs are touted as the first in the industry to offer full AV1 hardware acceleration, including both encode and decode, while also delivering faster video encode aas well as higher quality streaming using the same internet bandwidth. The company collaborated with industry partners to ensure that AV1 support is available today in many of the most popular media applications, with broader adoption expected later this year. Read more to see the teaser for their Arc A-Series limited edition GPU.
There have not been many details released, but from this teaser alone, we can see that it boasts two axial fans instead of a blower-type arrangement. This design just means that it exhausts heat into the case, rather than outside, complete with a full-fat ACM-G10 GPU that boasts 32 Xe cores. This dual-slot, dual-fan card also appears to have four DisplayPorts and one HDMI port, while four heat pipes deliver the thermal load to the fin stack on the integrated heatsink. Pricing has not yet been announced, although it’s expected to hit shelves this summer.
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Today, we are officially launching our Intel Arc graphics family for laptops, completing the Intel platform. These are the first discrete GPUs from our Intel Arc A-Series graphics portfolio for laptops, with our desktop and workstation products coming later this year,” said the company.