Intel Exec: Reference Designs for Intel ARC Alchemist Have Already Been Sent to AIBs

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AIBs have allegedly been sent reference designs for Intel ARC Alchemist graphics cards already, according to Raja Koduri.
Intel has already offered AIBs (add-in board partners) the reference design for their Intel ARC graphics cards ahead of launch, specifically the Alchemist GPUs.

That's according to Intel SVP and GM of the AXG (Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics) group Raja Koduri, reports Hexus.

Koduri was recently interviewed by a Japanese tech site called ASCII.jp, where he answered a few questions about Intel ARC, as well as a few other things.

Obviously, the one thing from him that stood out during the interview was the remark about the ARC Alchemist GPUs.

According to him, Team Blue is currently ensuring that graphics card makers have immediate access to the company's reference board designs for Alchemist.

This could include the usual suspects: Gigabyte, MSI, ASUS, Zotac, etc.

Still, there are several uncertainties despite Koduri's proclamation. Namely, it remains unclear if Intel is actually going to sell/market these reference designs the way NVIDIA and AMD has done (i.e. the "Founders Edition" graphics cards).

Aside from this, it also looks…
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