In context: Since Intel produced the Arc A380 in China in June, the international marketplace has eagerly waited for it to turn out to be available somewhere else. Now, Intel’s marketing drive is culminating and program integrators like Asus and MSI are making ready for its launch.
Asus has up to date its US website with the choice to configure a number of of its desktop systems with the Arc Alchemist A380 GPU. It markets just one of them, the atrociously-named ROG Strix GT15 G15, a very little generously: it calls the A380 “esports competitiveness” capable, which it only barely is, and inexplicably areas the A380 over the Nvidia RTX 3080 and other GPUs in its infographics.
The second technique is the business enterprise-focused ExpertCenter D7 Tower. Asus pitches it as a movie enhancing and rendering device, many thanks to the alleged hardware-accelerated AV1 encoding prowess of