This time we have good news for all of you who are eagerly waiting for Intel Arc Alchemist graphics cards to go on sale. The Intel Arc A380 graphics card has finally gone on sale outside of China. It’s currently available for pre-order in the US, and is expected to hit the European market soon.
The Intel Arc A380 graphics card was offered for sale in the US market by ASRock. This is actually a sales brand Arc A380 Challenger desktop graphics card. The novelty is based on an Intel Xe-HPG 128EU (Arc ACM-G11) graphics core. It uses eight Xe cores with a frequency of up to 2450MHz to calculate graphic content. 6 GB of 15.5 GB GDDR6 graphics memory is available for data storage. The graphics core and memory are connected via a 96-bit data bus. Since the novelty consumes up to 75 watts of electrical energy, it does not need an additional power supply. However, it does have an 8-pin power connector.
The ASRock Arc A380 Challenger graphics card is designed to play PC games in 1080p resolution at an average frequency of over 60 frames per second. This is also true for the most popular PC games. Among them, we find games such as World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, Apex Legends, Fortnite, Overwatch, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, NiZhan and Dota 2. This is not surprising, as the new version Fully compatible with Microsoft DirectX 12 Ultimate library. In addition, it fully supports advanced Intel XMX technology.
Fortunately, the ASRock Arc A380 Challenger graphics card is not very expensive. The retail price in the United States is up to 138 euros calculated. Early customers will receive the ASRock Arc A380 Challenger graphics card on August 22, or two months after the official offer.