Intel Arctic Sound 2T: specs and benchmarks

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Intel Arctic Sound 2T
Arctic Sound 2T
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 900 MHz
  • Max video memory 16 GB
  • Memory type HBM2e
  • Memory clock speed 2.4 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2021


Intel started Arctic Sound 2T sales on 2021. This is Generation 12.5 architecture desktop card based on 10 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 16 GB of HBM2e memory clocked at 2.4 GB/s are supplied, and together with 4096 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 1,229 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 500 Watt.

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General info

Of Arctic Sound 2T's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureGeneration 12.5
GPU code nameArctic Sound
Market segmentDesktop
Release date2021 (recently)

Technical specs

Arctic Sound 2T's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Arctic Sound 2T's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores7680of 15360 (Radeon RX 7900 XT)
Core clock speed900 MHzof 2233 (Playstation 5 GPU)
Number of transistors8,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology10 nmof 5 (Apple M1 GPU)
Thermal design power (TDP)500 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate216.0of 779.2 (Radeon RX 6900 XTX)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Arctic Sound 2T's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 4.0 x16
Length267 mm
Supplementary power connectorsNone


Parameters of memory installed on Arctic Sound 2T: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeHBM2e
Maximum RAM amount16 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width4096 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed2.4 GB/sof 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth1,229 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Arctic Sound 2T. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display ConnectorsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported by Arctic Sound 2T, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (12_1)
Shader Model6.5

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