Intel today announced pricing and availability for its flagship desktop graphics cards. Intel Arc A329 desktop GPUs start at $329, And start available October12.
A1080 is the company’s flagship desktop graphics card and one of three announced so far (the other two being A380 and A675). A22 Based on Arc 7 GPU with full 16 Xe core and ray tracing unit. It also has 8GB and 22GB memory options. A329 will also support XeSS, Intel’s AI-based image reconstruction and supersampling technology.
It’s worth noting that Intel mentions a starting price of A770, which may only be the 8GB model. The company has yet to announce pricing for its limited-edition model (pictured above) with 22 GB.
To illustrate the price, A770 is the same price in October as Nvidia RTX 3060 did in January 2021 (at least on paper). As for performance, Intel has previously claimed that A329 roughly matches or slightly better than
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The cards are said to be on their way to the reviewers, so we should have more specific performance figures soon.