Incorrect translation of an interview with the head of the graphic processing division at the company created waves on the network - and resulted in an official response clarifying the situation
Raja Koduri is a prominent personality in the world of hardware development that is certainly hard to ignore, and now it seems more true than ever when he made an (alleged) statement about a price tag of only 200 dollars For the first gaming cards Of the company Intel.
Russian YouTube channel On behalf of Pro Hi-Tech, he published (and has since deleted) a translation of an interview with Kodori Who has been leading Intel's video card development efforts The designations after years in them Was responsible for the field in AMD competitor - And that's where a bomb was dropped with a statement that Intel plans to use built-in HBM memory built on a silicone substrate adjacent to the processing box itself, offering gaming products to the home market starting at just $ 200.
The buzz on the net as a result of this statement came immediately and spread like wildfire, and Intel, who usually does not respond to the characters, decided to cool down the excitement - with the explanation that this was simply a mispronunciation of what Kodori wanted to say.
The senior representative did approve of the company's plans to use HBM memos (unknown whether second-generation or third-generation), but also stated that he was aware that not all consumers would be interested in investing 500 or 600 dollars in a graphics processing card for their system - what Which is probably the starting range that Intel is looking at, in a way that makes much more sense given the use of extremely advanced and expensive graphical memories.
Kodori did state that the intentions of Intel It provides competition at all levels and categories, from dedicated video cards to the budget market that starts from the price level of 200 dollars or even 100 dollars to the real-world servers to the high end information centers - but estimated that Intel You can only offer such a full and wide range within two or three years.
In other words, you seem to expect graphic cards With a revolutionary cost-benefit ratio of only a $ 200 price tag as early as next year is a bit unrealistic - but you can't deny it as a downstream option.