Next year we can expect higher-performing video cards from Intel. The launch of these cards will be an exciting moment as it's been a very long time since we had more than two companies in the mid-range (let alone high-end) video card market!
The Xe-HPG architecture is aimed at gamers and the first model based on this architecture is codenamed DG2. It's rumored the full GPU offers 512 execution units, with cut-down versions offering at least 384 execution units. Intel is also tapping GDDR6 memory for this model.
Now VideoCardz came across details about the generation beyond DG2. Intel GPU drivers suggest the DG3 will be a Gen13 GPU and VideoCardz speculates DG3 may become the chip giant's first new discrete desktop video card.
Also new is the Jupiter Sound codename, a Gen13 chip that will succeed the Arctic Sound model. Both are aimed at the datacenter market.
Another new codename is Lunar Lake, this appears to be a CPU that will succeed Meteor Lake. Meteor Lake is expected in 2022-2023 so Lunar Lake isn't coming anytime soon. Lunar Lake is likely an LGA1700 part and features Gen13 integrated graphics.