Intel promises to ship 4 million discrete GPUs in 2022
Intel makes a number of announcements during its Investor Metting 2022 event.
Intel officially confirms its Arc Alchemist GPUs is to launch in the second quarter of this year, specifically the add-in cards which is what everyone is now waiting for. The company also confirmed that it intends to ship as many as four million discrete GPUs in 2022 alone, but bear in mind this number also includes a notebook, desktop, and workstation GPUs.
— Intel Graphics (@IntelGraphics) February 17, 2022
Interestingly, Intel announced Project Endgame, described as a low-latency computing experience. Although no other details are available, this seems to be a game streaming service like NVIDIA GeForce NOW.
Finally, we have a confirmation that Intel has begun working on the Celestial series, which is based on 3rd Gen Xe-HPG gaming architecture following Battlemage. No details further were provided though.
Visual Compute Roadmap and Strategy
- Intel Arc Graphics Timing and Roadmap Update – AXG expects to ship more than 4 million discrete GPUs in 2022. OEMs are introducing notebooks with Intel Arc graphics, code-named Alchemist, for sale in the first quarter of 2022. Intel will ship add-in cards for desktops in the second quarter and workstations by the third quarter. Architecture work has begun on Celestial, a product that will address the ultra-enthusiast segment.
- Project Endgame – Project Endgame will enable users to access Intel Arc GPUs through a service for an always-accessible, low-latency computing experience. Project Endgame will be available later this year.