Intel Arctic Sound-M: specs and benchmarks
- 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
Intel started Arctic Sound-M sales on 2022. This is a 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 single-slot card attached via PCIe 4.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 267 mm. 8-pin EPS power connector is required, and power consumption is at 500 Watt.
We have no data on Arctic Sound-M benchmark results.
Some basic facts about Arctic Sound-M: architecture, market segment, release date etc.
|Place in performance rating||not rated|
|Architecture||Generation 12.5 (2021−2022)|
|GPU code name||Arctic Sound|
|Release date||2022 (1 year old)|
Arctic Sound-M'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-M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
|Pipelines / CUDA cores||8192||of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)|
|Core clock speed||900 MHz||of 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)|
|Number of transistors||8,000 million||of 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)|
|Manufacturing process technology||10 nm||of 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||500 Watt||of 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)|
|Texture fill rate||230.4||of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)|
Dimensions and compatibility
Information on Arctic Sound-M's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
|Interface||PCIe 4.0 x16|
|Supplementary power connectors||8-pin EPS|
Parameters of memory installed on Arctic Sound-M: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.
|Maximum RAM amount||16 GB||of 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)|
|Memory bus width||4096 Bit||of 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)|
|Memory clock speed||2.4 GB/s||of 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)|
|Memory bandwidth||1,229 GB/s||of 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)|
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Arctic Sound-M. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.
|Display Connectors||No outputs|
APIs supported by Arctic Sound-M, sometimes including their particular versions.
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