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Intel's Gaming Graphics Architecture, Xe-HPG, Now Sampling to Partners

LordOfChaos

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Intel has begun sampling its Xe-HPG (High performance Gaming) products to ecosystem partners, which will allow them to verify performance, power, stability and board characteristics that are necessary variables in product development and launch. The information comes courtesy of Intel, who has updated its graphics product roadmap regarding DG2 sampling and for its Xe-HPC (High Performance Computing) products as well. Xe HPC products (codenamed Ponte Vecchio after a beautiful Florentine bridge) have now achieved power-on capabilities and are undergoing validation before subsequent steps in the hardware development workflow.

This might accidentally be the best time ever to launch a third entry GPU. If Intel puts out a basically competent card, even if it's not beating Nvidia or AMD on performance per watt or performance per die area or really anything, as long as it's basically competent it will sell out right now.

If mining doesn't work on it right off the batt (not aware of any mining working on Xe yet, but people will try more with dedicated cards), this could be what gamers can actually get, and that's enough to sell.
 

LordOfChaos

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No this is 2021 Q4 ( soft launch) and mass launch 2022 Q1.

2023 is next version which will be mostly Q4 2023 along with Meteor lake CPU. 2023 is very important year for Intel

They're talking about the chip shortage, not expected to go away at least until 2022 and likely into 2023
 
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If the chip is intel-made, they wont be affected by TSMC production shortages.

This is possibily the best moment for Intel to enter the fray.
 
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Spukc

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This thing is supposed to be about as powerful as the 3070 right?
GIF by BrownSugarApp
 

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Is this the tech that sounded like it had amazing compounding potential? Luke they coukd have 30 gpus working together if they chose?