The Intel Arc A770 somehow beats the Nvidia RTX 4090 in 8K video playback tests

Intel Arc graphics processors they’re finally here, and the initial pickup was, well, mixed. There seems to be a common consensus that the flagship Arc A770 16GB is a decent mainstream graphics card with an excellent price-performance ratio, but the current driver and power consumption issues mean Arc designs need some tweaking.

One area where reviews have been almost universally positive is video encoding performance. For the uninitiated, video playback (especially high-definition video) requires a specialized hardware unit on the GPU, the performance of which does not depend on the overall power of the card.

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