Intel Arc Performance

To answer my own question it appears clear linux supports arc out of the box!



There’s a L1.2 substate to reduce power consumption even more.

The difference in exit latency is not even noticeable for most tasks.®-low-power-features

The results are dramatic. Efficient circuit design and modern silicon processes mean that a representative PCI Express 4.0 x4 PHY (4 transceivers plus related digital logic for four lanes) running at the full 16GT/s data rate in L0 consumes somewhere in the range of 400-500mW. Utilizing L1.1, the same PHY’s power consumption drops by a factor of around 20x to consume only 20-30mW. Accepting the slightly longer exit latency of L1.2 permits power consumption to fall by another 10x to a mere 2-3mW.

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Thank you @btwarden !

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Does anyone know if Intel Arc will be supported with AMD cpu?
CPU Processor specific AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core Processor

The thought of having internal kernel support is appealing. Even if the kernel force parameter
is added for now.

Architecture: x86_64
CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
Address sizes: 48 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
Byte Order: Little Endian
CPU(s): 32
On-line CPU(s) list: 0-31
Vendor ID: AuthenticAMD
BIOS Vendor ID: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Model name: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core Processor
BIOS Model name: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core Processor

Thank you for this information at least I know using a VGA with Intel Arc GPU work with AMD motherboard.

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Thanks I was looking for this exact answer!

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Intel graphics cards are very good value for money!

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Yes, they are.

@Businux Do you have an Arc card? Curious to know if you are tinkering with Stable Diffusion.

I passed my 770 on to someone who’s doing heavy video editing / AV1 rendering.

The idea was to give this a try :

Unfortunately… lack of time.

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This paints a bleak future for Arc, I think.

I don’t think so.

If you read the different comments on this news, many mention he’s great with
adding new features and innovations, but his designs always have a huge
amount of transistors
compared to competitors. His aim is efficiency around
the 200 watt sweetspot
but at the same time you have to keep up with the competition.

Can’t wait to see the next gen ARC cards.