Intel is launching its first Iris Xe desktop graphics playing cards at the moment. Initially codenamed “DG1,” these new desktop GPUs are primarily geared toward small- and medium-sized companies and mainstream desktop PCs. Intel is teaming up with Asus and different companions to promote these playing cards to system integrators who will bundle them with prebuilt methods.

Very similar to the Iris Xe Max graphics cards that debuted in laptops again in October, these desktop GPUs aren’t actually designed for gaming. Intel is advertising and marketing them as a manner to enhance what’s supplied on mainstream desktop PCs, with higher graphics, multi-display assist, and improved {hardware} acceleration for sure codecs.

Intel is working with different companions on these playing cards.

The playing cards will embrace three 4K show outputs for a number of displays, alongside HDR assist and AI capabilities. They will even assist decoding AV1 content material and ship with 4GB of video reminiscence and 80 execution items. Intel is even providing Adaptive Sync assist, so that you’ll get a a lot smoother expertise with greater refresh charge displays with these playing cards.

Whereas these preliminary playing cards aren’t designed to compete with Nvidia and AMD’s newest and biggest for gaming, Intel can also be engaged on its Xe-HPG structure. This guarantees to be targeted on high-performance gaming duties, and it may usher in an period of Intel competing with each AMD and Nvidia later this yr.

The Iris Xe isn’t Intel’s first try at a desktop GPU, both. Intel killed off its Larrabee undertaking 10 years ago, and it additionally launched its Intel i740 series all the best way again in 1998. That is the primary time in 20 years we’ve seen Intel launch a desktop GPU, however you’ll want to attend somewhat longer but to see if Intel can really tackle Nvidia and AMD.

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