Intel releases Arc A380 video card in China for 146 euros

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Intel has released its first desktop graphics card in China. The Arc A380 is an entry-level model and costs 146 euros converted. Intel claims the video card is 25 percent faster than the AMD Radeon RX 6400, which costs about the same.

Intel gives the A380 video card a clock speed of 2000MHz and a tbp of 75W. The video card is equipped with 6GB GDDR6 memory with a speed of 16Gbit/s. In combination with the 96-bit memory bus, this provides 192GB/s of memory bandwidth.

According to Intel, the video card can run games such as Apex Legends, Fortnite and Dota 2 with medium settings in 1080p resolution at more than 60fps. The manufacturer also claims that the video card is 25 percent faster than the Radeon RX 6400. That is the cheapest Radeon video card, which has a suggested retail price of $159. Intel does not show a direct comparison and no independent test has yet been conducted to substantiate this claim.

Gunnir Intel Arc A380

The Chinese manufacturer Gunnir has an overclocked Arc A380 video card announced with a tbp of 92W. This variant has a GPU clock speed of 2450MHz and is equipped with two fans instead of one. The memory speed is slightly lower than the reference model at 15.5 Gbit/s.

Last month, Intel announced that the Arc graphics cards will be released first in China, starting with the cheapest A3 models. After that, Intel wants to serve the international market, but when is not yet clear. Higher-end A5 and A7 graphics cards will be available to system builders later in the summer, with retail sales sometime after that. It is not yet clear when the Intel Arc video cards will be available in the Benelux.

Intel Arc Alchemist video cards *
Series Arc A310 Arc A380 Arc A580 Arc A750 Arc A770
Xe cores 4 8 16 24 32
FP32 cores 512 1024 2048 3072 4096
Memory bus 64bit 96bit 128bit 192bit 256bit
Memory Speed Nnb 16Gbit/s Nnb Nnb Nnb
Memory bandwidth Nnb 192GB/s Nnb Nnb Nnb
Total board power Nnb 75W Nnb Nnb Nnb

* specifications Arc graphics cards for desktops according to VideoCardz

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