Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

Intel ARC Alchemist GPU will be entitled to 16 Gbps GDDR6

Intel ARC Alchemist GPU
© Intel

Two types of memory for intel ARC Alchemist GPU depend on whether it is the entry-level or the top of the basket.

At the start of the week, a leak made it possible to take stock of the technical characteristics of Intel’s ARC Alchemist range. The different models of graphics cards to come were dissected there.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

16 Gbps GDDR6 from Samsung

Intel will not play the one-upmanship on the video memory side. On the first prices, SKU 4 and SKU 5 (respectively 128 and 96 execution units), it will settle for 4 GB of GDDR6 memory at a speed of 14 Gbps and with a 64-bit interface.

SKU 3, SKU 2, and SKU 1 will integrate faster memory, GDDR6 at 16 Gbps in quantity and on the variable bus: respectively 8 GB on 128-bit bus, 12 GB on 192-bit bus and 16 GB on bus 256-bit. It is always a question of Samsung memories.

Related:

Intel Core i9 Alder Lake more powerful than Apple’s M1 Max chip, but less efficient

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Often presented as a competitor to the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, the most muscular of the ARC Alchemist solutions could have a slight handicap on the video memory side: the NVIDIA card has only 8 GB of GDDR6X on a 256-bit bus, but at 19 Gbps.

There is no explanation for why Samsung altered the status of the memory modules from ‘Mass Production’ to ‘Sampling,’ or why the 18/20/24 Gbps memory is no longer available in the current Samsung product catalog. The Intel ARC Alchemist discrete graphics cards are likely to be released in the first quarter of this year, although no specific date has been set. It’s also unclear if we’ll see the desktop or mobile versions first, which will include both the 128 EU and 512 EU cards.

Related: Chip crisis: The global economy is on a very fragile foundation

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Source: WCCFTech

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

You May Also Like

Tech News

Yesterday was a rich day for Intel which, in addition to the Intel Core 12th gen Alder Lake HX processors , during the “Vision” event unveiled other interesting...

Tech News

Videocardz colleagues unveiled a few more details about the 12th generation Intel Core Alder Lake “HX” processors for ultra-high performance laptops that have been rumored for a few...

Tech Giants

Chips are a never-ending crisis . And predicting when it will end is apparently quite difficult, almost impossible. There are many factors at play that can affect the...

Tech News

Intel wants to put the arrow with “Arrow Lake” , the fifteenth generation of CPU with which it aims to surpass Apple’s M1s ....

Advertisement