Intel Xe-HPG DG2 GPU to compete with Nvidia RTX 3070 and AMD RX 6700 XT

Intel Xe-HPG DG2 graphic card – the company’s first gaming DG2 graphics card – is about launch very soon and a new leak about its performance is pointing out that Intel’s DG2 lineup will compete with the top tier GPUs from AMD and NVIDIA.

APISAK, a very frequent leaker on Twitter has posted about the specs of the Intel Xe-HPG DG2 graphic card (thanks TechQuila). He has posted some comparisons of performance between the Intel DG2 GPU, AMD’s Radeon RX 6700 XT, and Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3070. Pointing that DG2 GPUs will have 448 compute units and will run at a frequency of 1.8GHz.

The leaker has revealed that compared to retail cards, a variant of the Intel card with 128 EU will perform over 12% better than GeForce GTX 1650 – Nvidia’s budget segment. This gives a clue that Intel’s DG2 GPUs will compete with stronger graphic cards AMD’s RX 6700 XT and Nvidia’s RTX 3070 Ti.

Features of Intel Xe-HPG DG2

Intel’s Xe-HPG DG2 graphic card will aim at various segments, including entry-level applications, gaming, and high-end computing. Past rumors also claim that the top model of Intel’s graphic card will give the performance on the level of a GeForce RTX 3070. It is expected to have 16 GB of GDDR6 memory and is expected to perform close to the GA104 GPU, used in the RTX 3070 Ti.

The official reveal of Intel’s exclusive graphic cards is expected in the second half of this year. It will be pragmatic to think Intel will hit that kind of performance. The recent leaks suggest that Intel is going to shine with its GPU, to confirm we have to wait till its official launch.



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