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Intel’s Raja Koduri Shrugs Off Rumors of Arc Demise

The popular TechTuber released an explosive vlog over the weekend, claiming simply that “Intel Arc is over”, with thumbnails showing Arc graphics cards sinking like the Titanic. So far Arc hasn’t cracked the list for the best graphics cards, but it’s only on the bottom end.Today, his EVP and GM of Intel Corporation’s Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) group Raja Koduri, who is responded Intel has agreed to the idea of โ€‹โ€‹shrugging off development efforts for Arc graphics cards.

The video in question is a video titled “Moore’s Law is Dead (MLID)”.Intel’s Xe Odyssey Is Over: Discrete Arcs Effectively CanceledThe speculation has a “source” and the difficulties Intel faced with the launch of the Arc Alchemist graphics card are well known, but let’s just say MLID. no best performanceLet’s not forget his breakout video claiming the RX 5700 XT will launch for $249 while offering the performance of the RTX 2080.

(Image credit: MLID YouTube)

The video contains four that are purported to be direct quotes from the MLID source, but a quick glance at the lines reveals some degree of hedging. Words and phrases like “effectively”, “not very optimistic”, “from what I see” in the title of the video. Sources 3 and 4, however, look clearer.

MLID ends the video by quoting the following report: tom’s hardwareIntel CEO Pat Gelsinger says the company will likely exit more businesses while trying to focus on its core competencies. Intel, for example, recently started shrinking Optane memory, but it has areas much further away from its core business than discrete graphics. Additionally, neither the public nor investors have been given any hint that an Arc graphics card might be on the cutting board.

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