Intel marked a new era in the discrete graphics market by announcing shipment of Intel Arc graphics to OEM customers.  Intel Arc graphics is the brand for Intel’s upcoming consumer high-performance graphics product, and delivers new choice to the industry, including many all-Intel discrete graphics platforms. With more than 50 new mobile and desktop customer designs announced with Intel Arc graphics , including with Acer, ASUS, Clevo, Dell, Gigabyte, Haier, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, MSI and NEC, it is an exciting time for gamers and creators around the world.

“Lenovo is committed to making smarter, immersive PC experiences for all. Working with Intel, we’re bringing the new Intel Arc line of discrete graphics products to the market, starting with the latest Lenovo Yoga 7i. Intel’s Arc discrete graphics work in harmony with their processors and will help Lenovo offer more choice in consumer devices, delivering exciting visuals for gamers, creators, and everyone,” said Johnson Jia, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Business Segment in Lenovo’s Intelligent Devices Group.

Intel Arc graphics will offer industry-leading advanced features such as hardware-accelerated Ray Tracing, Xe Super Sampling (XeSS) AI-driven upscaling technology and Intel® Deep Link technology.

Intel announced ISV partner momentum with its XeSS AI-driven upscaling technology, which is currently being integrated into many game titles across a range of publishers, including integration into Kojima Production’s Death Stranding Director’s Cut, which also includes  core optimizations for 12th Gen Intel Core processors.

“We’re delighted to announce our partnership with Intel for the Death Stranding Director’s Cut edition on PC. Death Stranding has been a hugely popular game with PC players and we’re excited to see how Intel’s new XeSS technology will enhance player experiences for Director’s Cut,” said Neil Rally, president of 505 Games.

Game studio adoption of XeSS  continues to grow. Studios committed to supporting the technology include 505 Games, Codemasters, EXOR Studios, Fishlabs, Hashbane, IOI, Illfonic, Kojima Productions, Massive Work Studio, PUBG Studios, Techland, Ubisoft and Wonder People.

Intel® Deep Link technology harnesses the full power of the platform to further accelerate a range of key workloads when matched with a compatible Intel Core processor.

Intel Deep Link technology extends Intel’s years of platform leadership by leveraging multiple processing engines, a common software framework and Intel platform expertise to bring new capabilities and better performance to PCs with Intel Arc graphics and compatible Intel Core CPUs. DaVinci Resolve by Blackmagic Design will support Deep Link Hyper Encode, which uses integrated and discrete graphics processors together to accelerate creation by simultaneously encoding the same video stream.