In over a year since announcing its plan to join the graphics processing unit (GPU) market, CPU maker Intel is officially set to release its offering as it announces the launch of the flagship GPU in the Arc 7 series. Officially, the Intel Arc A770, the GPU will come at a price tag of $329 on October 12, 2022.

On paper, the Arc A770 comes with either 8GB or 16GB of GDDR6 video memory at a bandwidth of either 512GB/s or 560GB respectively, 32 Xe cores, a base clock of 2100MHz, a board power (TBP) of 225, and takes advantage of Intel’s own Xe graphical architecture as well as its own AI-based super sampling technology, the XeSS. The XeSS directly competes with Nvidia’s DLSS and AMD’s FSR.

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It is being speculated that the announced pricing is meant for the lower 8GB version model of the Arc A770 and not the founder’s edition, which comes with the higher 16GB memory.

Intel’s offering is certainly a lot more affordable than the two competition’s upcoming flagship. But this is due to the computer hardware’s relatively underwhelming performance, which largely compares against Nvidia’s RTX 3060 in 1080p gaming—not even the green team’s current high-end GPU in the RTX 3000 series.



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  1. Starting on October 12, the Intel Arc A770 desktop GPU will be offered for a price of $329. One of the three currently announced desktop graphics cards is the company’s top model, the A770 (the other two being the A380 and the A750)