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During last night’s CES 2020 conference, Intel provided a small taste of its first discrete graphics card, the Xe-based “DG1.”

Vice President of Architecture for Graphics and Software Lisa Pearce demoed the GPU with an ultra-thin laptop running Destiny 2.

The performance looked decent enough, but Pearce (and the Client Computing Group’s Gregory Bryant) stressed that DG1 was still in its “early days.”

According to a tweet from Intel, DG1 would provide twice the performance of Ice Lake, its current generation of graphics.

Preview of first Xe-based discrete GPU: Intel Vice President of Architecture for Graphics and Software Lisa Pearce provided insight into the progress on the new Intel Xe graphics architecture, which will provide huge performance gains in Tiger Lake, and previewed Intel’s first Xe-based discrete GPU, code-named “DG1.”

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