Intel Corp mentioned on Thursday it has pushed again the launch of standalone graphics chips for desktops to the second quarter, whereas these for laptops shall be rolled out within the first quarter as initially deliberate.
The announcement comes towards the backdrop of an ongoing chip scarcity and international provide chain points, with chipmakers struggling to sustain with unprecedented demand.
The firm’s Arc graphics chips, that assist video video games and different content material look extra reasonable, will compete with rivals Nvidia Corp and Advanced Micro Devices.
Intel mentioned in August final 12 months the graphics chips for PCs would arrive within the first quarter of 2022.
Original gear producers (OEMs) are introducing notebooks with Intel Arc graphics on the market within the first quarter of 2022, the corporate mentioned, forward of its annual investor assembly on Thursday.
“Intel will ship add-in cards for desktops in the second quarter and workstations by the third quarter.”