Among all products of Intel’s Graphics team, the Intel Xe-HP has remained the most teased product for the past few years. Moreover, Intel’s chief architect, Raja Koduri, has been teasing the products 1-4 tiles GPUs for a while now, but no details have been revealed yet.
Luckily, Igor’sLAB has released pictures and provided us with some information on Intel Xe-HP. The shared information states that Intel Xe-HP will have more Execution Units than it was previously reported. Unlike the Xe-LP, which is based on Tiger Lake and has DG1 GPUs with up to 96 EUs, Xe-HP’s every tile will have 512 EUs. Igor has confirmed that three variants will arrive: 1-tile, 2-tile, and 4-tile and has also provided the pictures and specifications.
Intel Arctic Sound 1T:
Intel Arctic Sound 1T will have a 1-tile configuration with 512 EUs. However, only 384 EUs will remain enabled as some part of the graphics silicon will be disabled. With the consideration that Xe architecture will follow the same principle as previous generations, it can be said that this variant will have 3072 shading units ALUs/cores. Moreover, the card will also have 16GB HBM2e RAM and a PCIe Gen4 interface. Igor also reports that this variant will operate on a 150W TDP, which is lower than the previously reported 225W; however, the previous number might have been for all the functional 512EU, which is not the case now.
Intel Arctic Sound 2T:
The 2T says that the Intel Arctic Sound 2T will have 2 tiles with 480 EUs per tile, which translates to a total of 7680 shading units, but it is still not the full 8192 configurations. This variant will have 32GB HBM2e RAM. The card will use a single 8-pin EPS connector to fulfill the requirement of 300W TDP.
Some reports state that the four tiles Xe-HP SKU has not been seen anywhere yet, which means that Intel is facing production issues. Moreover, Igor’s information is gathered from Intel’s internal slides, which were not published to keep the source secure. AI software was used to upscale the shared pictures.