Intel's Arc A770 graphics card goes on sale October 12, starting at $329

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XeSS is much closer to DLSS than FSR, that being said, apparently cards without tensor cores are not seeing anywhere close to the same performance uplifts, so tensor cores do seem to be necessary for DLSS/XeSS at least for worthwhile uplifts in FPS at quality settings.
If tensor cores are necessary for XeSS, then Intel wouldn't be able to implement it because only nVidia has tensor cores. So I kinda doubt that XeSS requires tensor cores because if it did, Intel wouldn't have it.
 

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If tensor cores are necessary for XeSS, then Intel wouldn't be able to implement it because only nVidia has tensor cores. So I kinda doubt that XeSS requires tensor cores because if it did, Intel wouldn't have it.
Arc A-series chips do have tensor cores, just under a different name: XMX Engines.

 

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Arc A-series chips do have tensor cores, just under a different name: XMX Engines.

Ahhh, ok. I get it now. You know, with Intel now involved in graphics, we're going to have to learn a whole new nomenclature. It's something that we haven't had to do since names like Diamond, Matrox, Orchid, S3 and 3dfx stopped making cards decades ago.

Thanks for this! :D