Youtuber Moore’s Law is Dead has uploaded a video detailing a full engineering sample of Intel’s Xe-HPG DG2 graphics card aimed at the discrete enthusiast market. The Intel Xe-HPG DG2 has 512 Execution Units and will be the flagship of the Intel Xe HPG lineup. The card have an expected performance tier of around an RTX 3070 which was already detailed in an earlier article about Intel Xe HPG when Raja Koduri was musing over his work.
The card will be clocked at 2.2Ghz and will have 16GB of GDDR6 memory that will be wired to a 256-bit bus. The sample shown featured a TDP rating of 275W with an 8 + 6 PCIE power connectors.
The video also details that Intel is still selecting their cooler design with final designs intended to have a white shroud. Furthermore, Intel is reportedly working on a similar technology to NVIDIA’s DLSS and will be named XeSS. Intel Xe-HPG DG2 was earlier confirmed to have DirectX12 Ultimate Support with support for both raytracing and now upscaling tech reportedly confirmed.
Intel’s Xe-HPG DG2 is expected to launch by late 2021, with smaller cards featuring less execution units for the mainstream and entry level market arriving by next year.
The full video is below:
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