Intel had a minimum of one Arc GPU-powered NUC on demonstration at DreamHack Dallas this weekend. Although no official Intel footage or blogs focus on this occasion, a YouTuber has made a brief video of somebody enjoying a fast-paced fashionable racing recreation on an Intel NUC with an Arc Alchemist GPU.
Above, you may see somebody having fun with a blast across the Grid Legends race tracks. The gamer, maybe somebody from Crew Blue, used a joypad to race. Based mostly on the look we get of the PC, it’s an Intel NUC that appears like one of many bulkier however nonetheless comparatively compact Excessive fashions. Sadly we do not know which explicit Arc GPU was behind the gaming clip, although the video host thought it is perhaps the A7 sequence. The gameplay takes place on a 1080p monitor, however we do not know the graphics settings, nor can we see any FPS figures.
Lovers are very within the efficiency and capabilities of the Intel Arc GPUs as a brand new third participant within the hotly contested 3D acceleration parts market. Intel was speculated to have hard-launched its desktop GPUs by now, however the reality is that its Arc GPU-packing laptops are solely simply starting to seem within the west. Third-party efficiency checks are nonetheless very arduous to return by, particularly any in depth checks by respected western tech websites and/or YouTubers.
Intel’s graphics workforce has been busy popping up at tech occasions just lately. Each the Intel Excessive Masters and DreamHack occasions happened this weekend in Dallas. On the former occasion, we noticed some nice footage of the completed design for the Arc Alchemist desktop graphics card.
Intel additionally had a presence at Dreamhack Dallas. However, after all, we would like Intel to launch samples so we may put the GPUs by means of our labs and allow you to really know if the Intel Arc graphics playing cards are worthy of your hard-earned money, particularly in comparison with the most effective from AMD and Nvidia.
Arc graphics playing cards for desktop PCs are nonetheless scheduled to reach this summer time, so hopefully we cannot have to attend lengthy to search out out.