Chipzilla confirms Falcon Shore's AI processor needs 1500W
Published in AI

Nvidia's only needs 1200W

Intel has let slip that its soon-to-drop Falcon Shores AI processor, a nifty hybrid chip that marries x86 and Xe GPU cores, is set to be a proper guzzler, chugging down a hefty 1500 watts (W) of juice -- a fair bit thirstier than Nvidia’s B200, which only sips up to 1200W. 

Intel jumps from DirectX 9 to 12
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 11:43

Intel jumps from DirectX 9 to 12

On Xe, Arc GPUs

Intel has moved from native DX9 hardware support on its Intel's Xe integrated graphics solutions on 12th Gen CPUs and A-Series Arc Alchemist discrete GPUs to DirectX 12.

Simply NUC launches new Ruby and Topaz mini PCs
Published in PC Hardware

Ruby powered by AMD Renoir and Topaz powered by Intel Tiger Lake

Simply NUC has announced two new mini PCs, the AMD 4000-series Renoir powered Ruby, and the Intel 11th gen Tiger Lake powered Topaz, both packed in NUC 4x4 Universal Chassis created by Simply NUC, and coming in different SKUs with up to Ryzen R7-4800U or Intel Core i7-1165G7.

Tiger Lake Xe GPU beats 4800U Renoir by 67.5 percent in Warcraft
Published in Graphics

Beat Geforce MX350 by 26 percent

An interesting development and a story has resurfaced as we have the performance results of three notebooks featuring Tiger Lake CPU with Integrated Xe, Gen 10 Core i7 with MX 350, and Ryzen 7 4800U Renoir.

Intel 11th gen Core Tiger Lake gets a first teaser video
Published in PC Hardware

Shows some features and Intel Iris Xe and Core logos

Promotional videos for Intel's upcoming 11th Gen Core Tiger Lake CPUs have gone online, showing some features as well as new logos for the CPU, Iris Xe discrete DG1 and Xe Gen 12 iGPU, and EVO Powered by Core logos.

GPU Xe LP die size with 96 EU similar to Ice Lake
Published in Graphics

Intel senior graphics fellow confirms

One of the great advantages of taking part at the virtual architecture day at Intel is the chance to chat with the speakers and learn a tad more. David Blythe, a senior fellow graphics architect behind the Xe LP design, as well as Gen 11 GPU, has shared a few interesting details about Xe LP.

Xe HPG is Intel’s high end for 2021
Published in Graphics
Friday, 14 August 2020 13:41

Xe HPG is Intel’s high end for 2021

Hardware Ray tracing

Xe LP is a 96 EU GPU inside of Tiger Lake, and it will be the first time Intel gets to decent clock speeds at least at 1.7GHz in the notebook form factor. It is a new architecture that is the part for DG1 and SG1 desktop and server cards. Now Raja Koduri, Intel’s chief architect, announced Xe HPG high-end card for 2021.

Intel Technology Day - all announcements made
Published in PC Hardware

SuperFin 10nm, high-end Xe graphics, new Core, Tiger lake, and more.

Technology Day online can work, and it did work well for Intel. Intel engineering team lead by Chief Architect Raja Koduri and Intel fellows have shown us an incredible amount of news wrapped around six pillars of technology innovation.

Intel's Raja Koduri teases Xe Ponte Vecchio graphics chips
Published in Graphics

Big "fabulous" package (BFP) for chiplets

Intel employee Raja (King) Koduri has tickled our fancy with a tease previously pre-announced as Ponte Vecchio, Xe-HPC line of chips that will take a chiplet approach, and offer smaller and larger designs.

Intel's Tiger Lake notebook runs Battlefield V at 1080p over 30 FPS
Published in PC Hardware

Coming later this year

Intel has showcased its Tiger Lake notebook prototype running Battlefield V game at 1080p with over 30 frames per second, which is a pretty nice feat for an integrated Xe graphics.