The Intel Arc Alchemist flagship graphics card has once again been spotted on the Geekbench benchmark platform, and this time it seems to have a slower clock speed. This GPU has previously been seen at a higher frequency in the same benchmark.
Arc Alchemist graphics card This is a benchmark Equipped with a model equipped with 512 processing units (EU) and 4096 ALU cores. The maximum clock speed of this processor reaches 2.1 GHz, but the new information of Geekbench has announced the recording of 1.33 GHz. In other words, this processor operated at 64% of its power.
In addition, the Intel Arc Alchemist has been tested in this benchmark with the older Core i5-9600K processor. As a result, the OpenCL rating is between 65,000 and 69,000, which is almost the same as the GeForce RTX 2060. But we must emphasize that Xe HPG graphics cards are not ready yet and we can not consider these results as the ultimate Intel processor power.
The model is equipped with 512 Arc Alchemist processing units with a 256-bit interface and a maximum of 16 GB of GDDR6 memory with a clock of 16 Gbps. Of course, the rumors also mention an 18 Gbps clock. The GPU is expected to be 396 square millimeters larger than products based on AMD RDNA2 and Nvidia Ampere.
The 512-unit Xe-HPG Alchemist processor will likely have a frequency of 2.2 to 2.5 GHz, but it is not clear if this is the average frequency of the processor or its maximum speed. Assuming this is the maximum frequency of the Alchemist, the processor power will reach 18.5 teraflops, which is 40% higher than the RX 6700 XT and 9% lower than the Nvidia RTX 3070.
Intel’s flagship processor will likely be available for laptops in the first quarter of 2022 and for desktops in the second quarter of 2022.