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Intel's new Xe gaming GPU is finished and ready to roll

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The strangely offset chip cradled between his digits is the most powerful of Intel's new gaming GPUs, the B0 stepping of its Intel Xe-HPG 512 execution unit DG2.

Raja Koduri calls it "real candy":




The 512 EU model will be the top of the new DG2 chips using the Xe-HPG architecture. And if you're wondering how that stacks up against new AMD and Nvidia GPUs with core counts numbering in the thousands, Intel's execution unit doesn't really equate to the floating point units the current GPU makers tout as 'cores'.