Intel’s Subsequent-Gen Battlemage GPU Check Instruments Noticed, Barely Greater Package deal Than Alchemist

The take a look at instruments for Intel’s next-generation Battlemage GPUs which might be utilized in 2024’s Arc gaming lineup have been noticed on-line.

Intel Battlemage GPU Check Instruments Reveal A Barely Bigger Package deal Than Alchemist

The duo of take a look at instruments for Battlemage GPUs was listed on the Intel DesigninTools webpage. The 2 instrument units embrace the BGA2362-BMG-X2 and the BGA2727-BMG-X3-6CH. Now these are instruments that are used for verification and testing functions however the BGA design may assist us get a couple of hints of the Battlemage GPU design. The X2 instrument contains a 2362 BGA array and the X3 instrument function a 2727 BGA array. Older reviews of Intel’s Alchemist steered that the highest ACM-G10 GPU die used on the Arc A770 graphics card, featured a BGA 2660 bundle. This might imply that the second chip is of a barely larger bundle measurement than the highest Alchemist chip.

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This may not imply something if the chip being examined right here is not a remaining design however at the very least we all know {that a} larger bundle for Battlemage GPUs is presently within the checks. Battlemage GPUs are anticipated to be fabricated on a TSMC course of node, in all probability both 5nm or 4nm however that is a unique factor since a much bigger bundle measurement would not mechanically implies that the chip die measurement is greater too. The bigger GPU bundle is likely to be to hold extra caps or a bigger warmth spreader (not essentially the case with a contemporary GPU).

Intel’s Battlemage GPUs will are available each Xe2 HPG and LPG flavors with the HPG chips targetting the high-end discrete graphics lineup and LPG chips targetting built-in designs on CPUs similar to 2025’s Lunar Lake chips that are anticipated to be laptop-only household. We all know from latest patches that Lunar Lake will function 64 Xe Battlemage EUs inside 8 Xe-Cores, providing as much as 1024 ALUs and providing an enormous improve in efficiency over Meteor Lake &  Arrow Lake chips with related configs due to their wider SIMD models.

Intel has additionally talked about earlier that Battlemage GPUs will function cool new applied sciences and fixes to the structure and that your entire software program/{hardware} division is now devoted to the next-gen GPU venture. That is undoubtedly thrilling stuff and Intel has talked about its dedication to future GPUs and the next-gen discrete Arc graphics card lineup on a number of events. Intel has spent a whole lot of effort, fixing its current Alchemist lineup, and they’re solely certain to get higher by the following launches.

Intel ARC Gaming GPU Lineup

GPU Household Intel Xe-HPG Intel Xe-HPG Intel Xe2-HPG Intel Xe3-HPG Intel Xe Subsequent Intel Xe Subsequent Subsequent
GPU Merchandise ARC Alchemist GPUs ARC Alchemist+ GPUs ARC Battlemage GPUs ARC Celestial GPUs ARC Druid GPUs ARC E*** GPUs
GPU Section Mainstream Gaming (Discrete) Mainstream Gaming (Discrete) Mainstream / Excessive-Finish Gaming (Discrete) Mainstream / Excessive-Finish Gaming (Discrete) Mainstream / Excessive-Finish Gaming (Discrete) Mainstream / Excessive-Finish Gaming (Discrete)
GPU Gen Gen 12 Gen 12 Gen 13? Gen 14? Gen 15? Gen 16?
Course of Node TSMC 6nm TSMC 6nm TSMC 4nm? TSMC 3nm? TBA TBA
Specs / Design 512 EUs / 1 Tile / 1 GPU 512 EUs / 1 Tile / 1 GPU 1024 EUs / 1 Tile / 1 GPU TBA TBA TBA
Reminiscence Subsystem GDDR6 GDDR6 GDDR6(X)? TBA TBA TBA
Launch 2022 2023? 2024? 2026 2026+ 2026+

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