Last month, Intel officially revealed its secret brand of consumer graphics cards - the Intel Arc. It looks like the first generation of ciphers and future hardware derives directly from a D&D game, and now we have a better look at the official spell for the first series of Arc: The Alchemist GPUs.
In an interview with HotHardware, Martyn Stroeve, CEO of Graphics Products Marketing at Intel, and Scott Wasson, CEO of Graphics Analytics, explain the thinking behind the Arc brand, including its inspiration. Noun. Struve explains that the term was chosen because it has several meanings, including the energy connection between two points, a bowl, and an arc.
Intel codenames for the next generation of Xe-HPG can be obtained from the RPG character selection page: Alchemist, Battlemage, Celestial, and Druid. Alchemists, who have attempted to turn ordinary metals into gold, are as popular in role-playing games as they are in Droid games. Meanwhile, Battlemage is increasingly recognized as a category in the various Elder Scrolls games, and Marvel fans have known Celestials as god-like creatures that have appeared in the comics since the 1970s. They created the Eternals and Deviants, both of which will appear in the upcoming Marvel's Eternals.
Choose your own Intel character
Intel took a look at the design of our characters (above) at the Architecture Day 2021 presentation last month. published. He also suggested that Intel release products such as T-shirts with Arc features. This method is popular among many companies. MSI has a number of products that include the Lucky Dragon Lucky amulet, including figures, key rings, and hats.
< /p> The Intel Arc line is an exciting prospect for gamers, as the first Alchemist series is said to be powerful enough to compete with the RTX 3070. And the AMD Radeon 6800 XT when it launches early next year. The company also has an AI-based sampling solution - Xe Super Sampling (XeSS) - that uses Nvidia DLSS and AMD FSR, and Arc drivers include built-in overclockers.
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Take a look at Intel Alchemist, the mascot of Arc's first GPUs