A US web store B&H Photo Video has offered a Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro laptop with a short-released Intel Arc-series GPU. The sales page has since been taken offline. The official unveiling of the Intel Arc GPUs will take place on March 30th.
The Deleted product page Already Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro announced It revealed that the South Korean manufacturer is choosing a new discrete graphics processing unit from Intel. This would make Samsung the first to use such GPUs in laptops Writes VideoCardz† So far, Intel has not announced any partners or an exact release date for Arc Alchemist; any It takes place on the 30th of March† Galaxy Book 2 Pro will be released in 2 days, presumably directly with Arc GPU.
No official information has been revealed yet about the price of Intel graphics cards for laptops. On the other hand, based on the price of the Galaxy Book 2 Pro in the relevant web store, it can be concluded that the Arc GPU will not cost much. Stream Galaxy Book Pro costs in the US $1,310, while a successor with similar specs and a new Arc video card costs $1,350 through the B&H Photo Video web store.
Intel reported some time ago that Arc-series GPUs will be released in the early months of 2022. Initially, this is the A370M for laptops. A desktop version should also be released at a later date. Intel owns the discrete video cards made by TSMC. The cards are based on Xe-HPG micro-engineering and are intended for gaming and content creation. Arc, codenamed Alchemist, also supports ray tracing and can, via Deep Link technology, split part of the work on the integrated and discrete GPU or even hand everything over to the igpu in the processor.
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