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Intel Arc 8-Cores iGPU

Intel Arc 8-Cores

The Intel Arc iGPU with 8 cores (ID 7D55) is an integrated graphics card in Meteor Lake SoCs based on the Xe LPG architecture (similar to the dedicated Arc GPUs, but with a focus on efficiency). It offers all 8 Xe cores (128 Xe vector engines), 8 ray tracing units, 8 samplers and 4 pixel backends.

The Arc name may only be used if at least 16 GB RAM is used in dual channel mode. Otherwise, the only iGPU is called "Intel Graphics" and is also significantly slower.

According to Intel, performance has been doubled compared to the previous generation (probably still in Alder Lake).

The iGPU supports DirectX 12 Ultimate (probably DX 12_2 like the desktop Arc GPUs). The graphics unit also supports XeSS AI Super Sampling.

The media engine of Meteor Lake is in the SOC tile and supports up to 8k60 10-bit HDR encode and decode of MPEG2, AVC, VP9, HEVC and AV1. The display engine is also in the SoC tile and supports HDMI 2.1 and DisplayPort 2.1 20G with up to 8K60 HDR.

The GPU Tile of the Meteor Lake chip is manufactured at TSMC in 5nm (5N process).

Arc LPG Series

Arc 8-Cores 8 @ 2.3 GHz
Arc 7-Cores compare 7 @ 2.2 GHz
Graphics 4-Core compare 4 @ 1.95 GHz
CodenameMeteor Lake iGPU
ArchitectureXe LPG
Pipelines8 - unified
Raytracing Cores8
Core Speed2300 (Boost) MHz
CacheL1: 1.5 MB
Shared Memoryno
APIDirectX 12_2, OpenGL 4.6, Vulkan 1.3
technology5 nm
DisplaysHDMI 2.1b, DisplayPort 2.0 20G
Date of Announcement14.12.2023
CPU in Arc 8-CoresGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core Ultra 9 185H16 x 3800 MHz, 45 W? MHz2350 MHz
Intel Core Ultra 7 165H16 x 3800 MHz, 28 W? MHz2300 MHz
Intel Core Ultra 7 155H16 x 3800 MHz, 28 W? MHz2250 MHz
Intel Core Ultra 5 135H14 x 3600 MHz, 28 W? MHz2200 MHz
min. - max.? MHz2200 - 2350 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
3.9 pt (12%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
min: 2178     avg: 3423     median: 3504 (10%)     max: 4151 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
min: 2018     avg: 3132     median: 3205.5 (8%)     max: 3756 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 18794     avg: 30031     median: 30231.5 (32%)     max: 37020 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 35698     avg: 43071     median: 43977.5 (12%)     max: 51286 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 5203     avg: 7509     median: 7874 (14%)     max: 9001 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 5568     avg: 8228     median: 8561 (10%)     max: 9650 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
min: 4294     avg: 5866     median: 5869 (7%)     max: 6558 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 7756     avg: 11766     median: 12151 (17%)     max: 13904 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 8064     avg: 11823     median: 12230 (11%)     max: 13716 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06
36831 Points (48%)