The Arc line was announced earlier this week, with details about the GPUs shared in a video presentation at the Architecture Day 2021 event held Friday. According to ArsTechnica, the Arc series is set to compete against Nvidia’s GeForce and AMD’s Radeon graphics cards.
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The upcoming GPUs are based on Xe-HPG architecture that will feature “hardware-based ray tracing” and support DirectX12 Ultimate. The architecture and features allow the hardware to access more of its own resources to portray higher-quality graphics.