PCI Express 4.0 x16
|Model||A770 PGD 8GO|
|Interface||PCI Express 4.0 x16|
|GPU Series||Intel Arc A-Series|
|Core Clock||2200 MHz|
|DirectX||DirectX 12 Ultimate|
|HDMI||1 x HDMI 2.1|
|DisplayPort||3 x DisplayPort 2.0|
|Max Resolution||7680 x 4320|
|Thermal Design Power||225W|
|Recommended PSU Wattage||700W|
|Power Connector||2 x 8-Pin|
|Max GPU Length||305 mm|
|Slot Width||2 Slots|
|Date First Available||October 12, 2022|
Pros: - Great ray tracing performance - Good rasterization performance that will only improve - Card runs cool with the admittedly overkill triple fan design - Has AV1 encoding capabilities - Growing enthusiast community creating workarounds for current problems - Priced competitively - Card's design looks nice
Cons: - Fans can be a bit noisy - Card is pretty big, barely fits in my case and is thicker and longer than my previous card (ZOTAC GTX 1080 AMP!) - Game overlays can intermittently disappear and reappear (Discord, Steam FPS counter, etc) - Rare game crashes can occur sending you back to the desktop (CSGO, OW2, Halo Infinite) - High idle power draw (45W with 2 monitors 144 Hz and 60 Hz, on par with my 1080) - Intel Arc Control driver software is kind of buggy and clunky to use - Large driver download size (1.3 GB) - Due to reports of other people running into issues upgrading drivers I use DDU to upgrade my drivers each new release - Some games don't know how to deal with this card yet (BeamNG Drive, Minecraft RTX) and you can run into issues with lowered performance or not working
Overall Review: I've been daily driving this card for around 2 months and can say overall it's a great entry for Intel into the GPU market and it's very promising. I'd still say this is a beta tester / tinkerer product but only due to the bugs and oddities that I'm still encountering, on the performance side I've been very happy with this upgrading from a GTX 1080. As of writing this, the newest driver version for this card (18.104.22.16859) greatly improved DX9 game performance and that was my biggest gripe with the card up until this point. I know there's more cons than pros listed above but this really is a great card that with time should hopefully iron out all those issues as game developers update their games to accomodate the new player in the GPU space and as Intel improves their drivers. So far they've been very quick to release updates and fix issues us early adopters have reported. Overall, I'm happy I purchased this card and it's exciting being an early adopter for a new player in the GPU market.
Pros: -Performance -Price -Overbuilt for Cooling -RBG
Cons: -ASRock Polychrome Sync is Terrible and I ended up uninstalling it and sticking with the stock RGB -8GB of VRAM not 16GB [Though it really doesn't change performance]
Overall Review: I could not be more impressed with the performance of this ASRock Intel Arc A770 GPU. I needed to upgrade from my GTX 1070 and wanted something capable of ray tracing and 1440p gaming. I wanted a RTX 3070 but was frustrated by the lack of inventory and inflated prices. A friend recommended the A770 and the advertised price to performance instantly sold me. After installing the card I ran a 3D Mark Time Spy benchmark to test performance. I was shocked when I saw my A770 performing better than the RTX 3070 averages. And no, I did not overclock the card at all. I have attached screenshots of the results for your viewing. Next I jumped into some Red Dead Redemption 2. I ran this game at 1440p Ultra Max settings and got a steady 55-70 FPS. The dips below 60 were rare and unnoticeable. I have not run any ray-tracing games yet but scored somewhere between a 3060 and 3060 Ti in the 3D Mark Port Royal benchmark, with a score of 7194. See the attached screenshot. Another important note, the early DX9 issues have been resolved. I have over 4K hours of CSGO and was really nervous about poor and inconsistent performance. However, I have noticed no inconsistencies or issues running CS. Overall for a $325 GPU this card is a 1440p gaming champ. Highly recommended for anyone who is gaming at 1080p or 1440p. Definitely look else where if have, or plan on buying, a 4K monitor. Absolutely excellent job by Intel on their first generation on consumer GPUs. Looking forward to Battlemage.
Pros: Got this just to experiment with for $250. Used the newest drivers which fix most of the horror stories. This things eats 1440p games way above its price range. Is equal to or greater than my old 5700XT (nitro+ and overclocked so it was faster than most other 5700XTs). If you can get it for sub $300 this is the absolute king of deals. Card is very overbuilt for the power and runs cool and quiet.
Cons: I thought the card would not be powerful enough for the 16GB version. I was wrong, get the 16GB if you can it will absolutely use it. Sometimes games crashed on the first load but were fine after that. ARC control is still clunky and I couldn't change fan profiles at all (not that it needed it)
Overall Review: At 1440p with 5800X3D: Timespy graphics score 11,705 BFV max setting, no DXR, native res: 151 FPS w/ 150% render res 100 FPS (out of vram) 100% w/ DXR 77 FPS (out of vram) 60 FPS in DCS with very high settings (out of vram) 140+FPS in FFXIV in dungeons, 60 in crowds Warthunder max settings no SSAA 150 FPS SSAA 4x was 71 FPS but ran out of vram If the price is within $40 get the 16GB, otherwise, this card is still a monster for the price.
Pros: - Solid DX12 performance with latest drivers - Software keeps on improving, good support - Very good cooling solution, should overclock well - Quality build materials, feels properly put together
Cons: - It's a big card, full ATX case is a must - 8GB model, wish they also offered 16GB version with same cooling setup
Overall Review: Got the card on sale for $269. This is cheapest A770 on the market at the moment. Perfect choice for kid's first gaming PC. Runs all the new games perfectly at 1440p. Older DX9/10/11 stuff seems to run perfectly fine as well. Like Witcher 3 etc. There are a lot of misinformed reviews based on very old drivers out there. Today this card is trouble free. Running it with i5 13600K, 32GB DDR5 AS Rock Z790 Pro.
Overall Review: runs all games i've thrown at it. runs at a great framerate and bug free. there may have been an early issue with drivers but they have been fixed and you shouldn't let that hold you back from making this purchase.
Pros: Cheaper than Nvidia Great performance
Cons: It's massive and barely fit in the mid-case I got.
Overall Review: I love this card so far, i played a few games to test it out and it is for sure better than my 1060 card.
Pros: Very good gpu for pc gaming
Cons: Vr is not supported
Overall Review: I would love to see vr supported but until then I can't suggest this card
Pros: Price, design, gui interface
Cons: Still receiving updates and not universal
Overall Review: I had high hopes with this card because it made my itx build look awesome. Unfortunately running some benchmarks and testing it out with Quest VR it was totally buggy and lacking. Its not up to speed for AAA games.
Pros: Works well even though it only has 8gb. New beta drivers add fan curve settings. Drivers continue to improve. Driver releases are consistent. Better than nvidia fan control. Also better than having to log into GeForce experience to update drivers. Intel XeSS works well.
Cons: Only 8gb. Optimization needs to continue for directx. It has an error message for battlefront 2 but I can still play the game. Redfall occasionally stutters and has crashed to desktop twice. Not unplayable. This may be more of a game problem than a gpu/driver problem for Redfall.
Overall Review: Good low end card for Intel. Cheaper than nvidia.
Overall Review: Item works as described and intended. Remember you need re-sizeable bar enabled to take full advantage of this product.