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The graphics core SoC Apple M1X is predicted to perform at the level of GeForce RTX 3070. But not everything is so simple

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The single-chip Apple M1 system turned out to be very successful and able to really compete with much more voracious classic CPUs. But according to many rumors, the M1 SoC will seem like a budget solution compared to the new M1X SoC (tentative name), which will find use in the new MacBook Pro 16 and the new iMac Pro.

The source decided to try and calculate the GPU performance in the M1X SoC based on the available data. The new platform will supposedly have a GPU with 16 or 32 cores versus 8 cores for the current platform. How fast will the new solution make it?

Calculations show that in the case of a 16-core GPU, we are talking about the level of the Radeon Pro 5500M, and the 32-core version will be able to compete with the GeForce RTX 3070! And this is a speech about the graphics core in a single-chip system on the Arm architecture.

The graphics core SoC Apple M1X is predicted to perform at the level of GeForce RTX 3070. But not everything is so simple

However, not all so simple. The fact is that the author of the video took as a basis the performance of the M1 in GFXBench, where the GPU of the platform is almost at the level of the GeForce GTX 1650. In reality, in games, the difference between these adapters is very large, and not in favor of Apple’s decision.

In other words, even if you reduce the projected performance of the top-end M1X by 30-40%, you will get something of the level of a Radeon RX 5700, GeForce RTX 2060 or RTX 2070. Of course, this is a forecast based on the forecast, but so far we have no other data.

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Up to 8 XE cores and 6 GB of memory: the first information about the Intel Arc Pro A50/A40 graphics cards appeared

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Up to 8 XE cores and 6 GB of memory

The database of the SiSoftware Sandra test package has fresh data on the upcoming Arc A40 Pro and Arc A50 Pro graphics cards. These are graphics accelerators for workstations that are designed for engineering tasks.

Up to 8 XE cores and 6 GB of memory

The A50 Pro has a full ACM-G11 GPU with 8 Xe cores (128 execution units/1024 FP32 cores), while the A40 Pro is likely to get a stripped-down version of the chip. The clock frequency is 2.45 GHz.

Both cards have 6 GB GDDR6 memory, indicating a 96-bit memory bus. In this regard, both models are similar to the Arc A380 mobile card, which has almost the same configuration.

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Thus, the company continues to prepare its entry-level products. When high-performance gaming and professional solutions based on the ACM-G10 GPU will appear, it is not reported. It is also not yet clear whether the Arc A40 Pro and Arc A50 Pro cards will be available in retail or whether they will appear only as part of workstations.

Earlier, Intel introduced its first gaming graphics card for $150.

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Named the likely date of the announcement of the mobile processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

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Named the likely date of the announcement of the mobile

Qualcomm has updated its 2022 product launch roadmap. And there, among other things, they indicated the likely date for the announcement of the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. It is expected to be shown on the first day of the Snapdragon Summit event, which will be held from November 14 to 17.

Named the likely date of the announcement of the mobile

Qualcomm also announced the Snapdragon X70 5G modem that will be included with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. It is credited with download speeds of up to 10 Gbps, as well as new advanced features for working in fifth-generation networks.

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The processor (SM8550) will be manufactured using TSMC’s 4nm process. It will use a three-cluster layout. The composition is expected to include one super-powerful Cortex X3 core, two productive Cortex-A720 and A710, as well as three energy-efficient Cortex-A510. An Adreno740 graphics accelerator is also expected.

It is assumed that the first smartphone based on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor will be Xiaomi 13, its presentation is expected before the end of 2022.

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Are the recommended prices for modern video cards too high? Calculated how adapters are priced based on performance

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Are the recommended prices for modern video cards too high

Current generation video cards have been heavily overpriced almost all the time due to scarcity and demand from miners. Now the prices are getting back to normal, but how normal are the prices that are recommended? The source decided to evaluate how fair these prices are in terms of performance.

Are the recommended prices for modern video cards too high?  Calculated how adapters are priced based on performance

The source took the GeForce RTX 3070 as a conditional standard, which, according to our colleagues, is fairly priced if we take 4K resolution.

Are the recommended prices for modern video cards too high?  Calculated how adapters are priced based on performance

As you can see, there is an even more profitable graphics card – GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. That is, it offers more than its price of $400. As for the rest of Nvidia’s cards, most of them have not gone far from the standard, offering 90-94% price match. But all high cards are heavily overvalued. The same GeForce RTX 3090 Ti, according to such calculations, should cost only $ 814, and not $ 2,000 at all.

As far as AMD cards are concerned, only the Radeon RX 6800 and 6800 XT can be distinguished here, which are very close to 100%. Also, the Radeon RX 6700 XT has a rate of 92%. The rest of the cards are significantly more overpriced, although no model falls short of the RTX 3090 Ti in this indicator, simply because even the RX 6950 XT is almost half the price.

Are the recommended prices for modern video cards too high?  Calculated how adapters are priced based on performance

It is worth mentioning separately that the source only evaluated performance in games, so all calculations are rather arbitrary. They do not take into account the non-gaming capabilities of video cards, the same huge amount of memory in top GeForces, the complexity of GPU and PCB production, and so on.

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