Intel released its first discrete graphics card DG1 during CES2020, officially named Iris Xe Max, which focuses on the consumer notebook market and breaks the monopoly of nVIDIA and AMD. And the Chuwi CoreBook Xe will also be the first laptop coming with Intel’s DG1. It will be released worldwide in April 2021 and is expected to cost $699. Sounds pretty enticing.
DG1 adopts the new XE architecture, 10nm process and has 96 EU execution units, 768 core stream processors, 1.65GHz core frequency and independent 4GB of video memory. In addition, the DG1 supports Intel’s Deeplink technology, which greatly improves video encoding performance. Intel says the integrated XE graphics card on Tiger Lake platform will have twice the graphics power of the previous generation. And during CES, Intel smoothly demonstrated the power on AAA-level game Destiny 2.
|Specification||Iris Xe MAX（DG1）|
|Texture Mapping Unit||48|
|Rasterization Processing unit||24|
|Video Memory Frequency||LPDDR4X-4266|
|Video Memory Bit Width||128-bit|
|Video Memory Size||4GB|
According to the benchmark score results, the DG1 outperformed Nvidia’s current mainstream standalone GPU MX450 in DX12 tests and the performance was close to eventhat of the GTX 1050 TI MAX-Q. The DG1 really looks very promising on all fronts.
And as a global strategic partner of Intel, Chuwi got the opportunity to use Intel’s DG1 among the very first olnes. So the CoreBook Xe will be one of the first laptops to be shipped with Intel’s DG1 discrete graphics card in the spring of 2021.
Chuwi CoreBook Xe is aiming to arrive as a portable business notebook, so focusing on efficient mobile productivity. CoreBook Xe uses Intel 10th Gen i5-10210U processor with four cores and eight threads. The core frequency then can reach up to 4.2GHz. The benefits Intel DG1 Iris Xe Max we have already covered too And the laptop model will be equipped with 15.6-inch 16:9 IPS screen with FullHD resolution. Or 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD drive, supporting also up to 1TB SSD expansion.
Facing the year 2021, the PC industry has emerged with new development momentum and that of course means quite some innovation from various brands. And the Chuwi CoreBook Xe is the answer of the Chuwi brand for 2021.