Intel unveils details on Gen11 graphics architecture

Available with Ice Lake processors

Intel published the architecture's detail of its upcoming Gen11 graphics on its website. According to the latest information, this new engine will be available inside forthcoming 10nm Ice Lake processors.

During the last Architecture Day, Intel announced the new Gen11 graphics telling that the Gen11 engineering team has worked hard in order to obtain more performance compared to the previous generation. The raw performance of these new integrated graphics will be close to the Ryzen 3 2200G (Radeon Vega .

With Gen2 GT2, Intel backed by the use of 64 execution units, increased memory compression, improved L3 cache and implemented Position Only Shading Tile Based Rendering and Coarse Pixel Shading technique. The memory improvement is quite notable, since company moves from 4x32-bit LPDDR4/DDR4 (Gen9 GT2) to 2x64-bit LPDDR4/DDR4 (Gen11 GT2).

Due to this kind of performance, Intel might gain a dramatic improvement compared to the previous generation. In other words, with Gen11 graphics in its 10nm processor Intel might be able to fight against AMD and NVIDIA in the lower-end part.

Source: Intel

News by Luca Rocchi and Marc Büchel - German Translation by Marc Büchel - Italian Translation by Francesco Daghini

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