Intel’s Arc GPUs debuted for laptops today, but the company hasn’t forgotten its long-awaited re-entry into the world of desktop graphics cards, either: The company showed a first look at the final Arc hardware, along with a reveal that the first GPUs will arrive this summer. arriving as a “limited edition” release.
The company won’t offer too many details on the desktop Arc cards other than a quick look at the hardware itself, though more details are expected to arrive before the summer. The video shows the Arc card has a dual fan design, along with a single HDMI port and three DisplayPort ports on the side, although it’s not clear what the specs are for those ports alone.
Intel also calls the new Arc card a “limited edition.” However, it’s not clear if this means the company will have a limited supply of cards when they launch this summer or if it’s a designation for its internal GPUs (similar to Nvidia’s Founder’s Edition branding).
The desktop Arc GPUs won’t be the only Arc products arriving this summer: Intel’s more powerful Arc 5 and Arc 7 laptop GPUs, as well as the XeSS AI-based super-sampling, will also arrive in “early summer.” at.