Intel’s Arc A380 was made available for system integrators exclusively in China at the end of June. Soon after, GUNNIR released their custom A380 Photon OC graphics cards. As expected, Intel’s other partners have started the global OEM launch.
ASUS & MSI are now offering prebuilt desktop systems with Intel’s Arc Alchemist GPUs.
Twitter user @momomo_us shared an image that featured the product description of a system equipped with Intel’s 12th Gen Core CPUs and A380/A310 desktop GPUs. The screenshot is supposedly a listing from MSI, which has not been made public yet.
The A380 is usually paired with low-performing cards like the GTX 1650 or GT 1030. Although the memory specs are not listed, both the A380 & the A310 are reported to feature 4 GB memory.
ASUS has listed two new prebuilt desktop PCs on the official site.
The ExpertCenter D7 Tower is equipped with the Intel Arc A380 graphics card and is described as a low-maintenance system suitable for work.
The ROG STRIX GT15 is a high-end gaming system equipped with either NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3080 or Intel’s Arc A380 GPU.
The MSI system will be available soon, as per the leaked datasheet. MSI was one of the first companies to launch PCs built with the A380 GPU in China shortly after the graphics card was released.
With ASUS and MSI joining the list, the Arc A380 is now offered by three companies. Acer, Gigabyte, and HP will also likely release their listings soon.
ASUS or ASUSTek Computer Inc. is a Taiwanese computer and electronic hardware company, based out of Beitou, Taipei. They became a common name with their EEE PC and Zenfone series. They have recently introduced Zenbo, a smart hobot robot.
ASUS continues to be one of the best motherboard and gaming brand with their leading technology and design.
MSI is a world leader in gaming, content creation, business & productivity and AIoT solutions. Bolstered by its cutting-edge R&D capabilities and customer-driven innovation, MSI has a wide-ranging global presence spanning over 120 countries. Its comprehensive lineup of laptops, graphics cards, monitors, motherboards, desktops, peripherals, servers, IPCs, robotic appliances, and vehicle infotainment and telematics systems are globally acclaimed.
Intel Corporation is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in Silicon Valley. It is the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer on the basis of revenue, and is the developer of the x86 series of microprocessors – the processors found in most personal computers (PCs).
Incorporated in Delaware, Intel ranked No. 46 in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.