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Acer enters the fray to defend Intel Arc GPUs with a ‘cool’ new design.

Acer Predator BiFrost Arc A770 GPU, pictured against a bright blue and green background.


We’re simply days away from the launch of Intel’s new Arc desktop graphics playing cards, the A770 and A750, with a launch date of October 12 to cheekily coincide with Nvidia’s RTX 4090 launch. It’s additionally the date of Microsoft’s Floor showcase, Google’s Cloud Subsequent occasion, and Amazon Prime Day 2. In case you want me that day, you’ll be capable of discovering me sobbing right into a field of nuggets behind my native McDonald’s.

My fantastic eating habits apart, there’s a fascinating new tidbit of knowledge that has emerged concerning Intel’s much-maligned GPU line. Fully out of the left area, Acer has introduced that it is going to be making a discrete GPU for desktop computer systems, and it’s not partnering with Nvidia or AMD: no, Acer’s first-ever graphics card shall be an Arc A770.