Elon Musk wants Steam games to work on AMD Navi-23 powered Tesla infotainment system

Published: 23rd Feb 2022, 09:09 GMT   Comments

Steam games might make their way to the Tesla infotainment system

Elon Musk’s team is working on bringing Steam games to work in Tesla cars.

Steam’s extensive library of games might become available on the Tesla infotainment system at some point in the future. Elon Musk confirmed that his team has been working on either supporting the Steam games or rather focusing on specific titles only. Naturally, the first option would be a lot more interesting, considering that Steam has a 50,000 game library.

Valve has been working around the clock to bring support for as many games as possible for its handheld Steam Deck console, which is based on Linux. This fact alone should make Tesla’s team choice a lot simpler because it ensures compatibility with a very wide range of games. Furthermore, both consoles are based on AMD RDNA2 architecture which limits the time required for graphics drivers to work.

Tesla’s updated infotainment system features a 17-inch screen with 2200×1300 resolution. It is powered by Navi 23 GPU delivers up to 10 TFLOPs of power. The exact configuration of the chip is unknown though, but the Navi 23 GPU is rumored to feature 28 Compute Units clocked up to 2.8 GHz. A teardown video released last year confirmed that Tesla’s new dashboard is powered by Ryzen Embedded CPU (likely Zen+) which is a quad-core CPU.

The company plans to update the Tesla Arcade system for Model X, Model S, and Cybertruck, the latter now set to hit the market in 2023.

Next-Generation Gaming Consoles
VideoCardz.comTesla ArcadeSony PlayStation 5Xbox Series XXbox Series SKFConsole
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CPU12nm AMD Zen+7nm AMD Zen27nm AMD Zen27nm AMD Zen214nm Intel Core i9-9980HK
CPU Config
 
4C/8T
 
8C/16T
 
8C/16T
 
8C/16T
 
8C/16T
CPU ClockTBC
 
up to 3.5 GHz
 
up to 3.8GHz
 
up to 3.6GHz
 
up to 5.0 GHz
GPUAMD RDNA2 (Navi 23)AMD RDNA2AMD RDNA2AMD RDNA2NVIDIA TURING (TU106)
GPU Config
 
28 CUs
 
36 CUs
 
52 CUs
 
20 CUs
 
30 SMs
GPU Clock
 
2.8 GHz
 
2.23 GHz
 
1.83 GHz
 
1.57 GHz
 
1.68 GHz
GPU Power
 
~10 TFLOPS
 
10.28 TFLOPS
 
12.15 TFLOPS
 
4 TFLOPS
 
6.5 TFLOPS
Performance Targetup to 200mph4K up to 120fps4K up to 120fps1440p up to 120fps4K with RT
MSRP
 
$122,990
 
$399*-$499
 
$499
 
$299
Unknown
Release DateJune 2021November 2020November 2020November 2020Never Released
NotesComes with a car* Digital EditionComes with a Chicken Chamber

Source: Elon Musk




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