Intel and AMD may have made heads turn with the announcement of their new Intel with Radeon graphics processors earlier last week, but now rumours are suggesting that Intel may just drop the Radeon maker’s mGPU (mobile GPU) in favour of making its own discrete GPU a little later down the road.
The rumour is surprising, considering that Intel and its OEM partners have yet to officially roll out its EMIB (Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect) technology to the mass market.
The creation of the new CPU and GPU module combo couldn’t have been done without the help of AMD, but none of this detracts from the fact that Intel has its eyes set on making its own discrete GPUs in the future. According to tech site TechPowerUp, details regarding Intel’s future ‘Arctic Sound’ and ‘Jupiter Sound’ graphics IP had emerged on a Twitter post by Ashraf Eassa – a well-known tech stock commentator.
The information itself is scarce, but Ashraf himself had indicated that the 12th and 13th generation of Intel processors looks likely to roll out with Intel’s own discrete GPUs, which in turn would be fabricated using the same EMIB technology.