As the gaming PC market continues to evolve, the emergence of Intel ARC GPUs has disrupted the industry by providing more choices for gamers seeking powerful and cost-effective graphics solutions.
Recently, Intel released a data set that includes testing on the Intel Arc A750 card and a competitive product. This action is part of their commitment to transparent communication with the gaming community. As a result, the gaming community can gain insights into the performance of these GPUs.
In this article, we will be discussing the Intel ARC A750, a budget gaming PC solution that offers comparable performance to the RTX 3060. Specifically, we will provide a review of the benchmark testing results, as well as our internal testing, to give you a comprehensive understanding of the capabilities of the ARC A750.
- The performance test results for the Intel ARC A750 from multiple sources are consistent and aligned, indicating that the graphics card delivers comparable performance to the RTX 3060.
- The price of the ARC A750 is closer to the market price of the 3050, providing a compelling alternative for those seeking high-quality graphics without breaking the bank.
- You can find a recommended gaming PC build specifically designed for the Intel ARC A750, which comes with a budget of SGD 1400
Intel ARC 750: Key Specifications and Features
Intel launched the Arc A750, a performance-segment graphics card, on October 12th, 2022. Built on the 6 nm process and based on the DG2-512 graphics processor, the Arc A750 supports DirectX 12 Ultimate. Therefore, modern games run smoothly on the card, and upcoming video games can use hardware-raytracing and variable-rate shading.
In contrast to the fully unlocked Arc A780, Intel has disabled some shading units on the Arc A750 to reach its target count. Additionally, the GPU features 3584 shading units, 224 texture mapping units, and 112 ROPs, as well as 448 tensor cores. These tensor cores help improve machine learning speed, and the card also has 28 raytracing acceleration cores.
In terms of technical specifications, the Arc A750 offers impressive performance for its price point. With 8 GB GDDR6 memory and a 256-bit memory interface, it delivers reliable and efficient performance. The card also has a frequency of 2050 MHz that can be boosted up to 2400 MHz, ensuring optimal operation for modern games and applications. Furthermore, with a power draw rating of 225 W, the Arc A750 is a reliable and energy-efficient graphics card option for gamers.
Specification Comparison: Intel Arc A750 Limited Edition versus Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060
|Intel Arc A750 Limited Edition||Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060||Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050|
|Date of Introduction||October 2022||February 2021||February 2021|
|Manufacturing Process & Die Size||TSMC N6 6nm / 406mm2||Samsung 8nm / 392.5mm2||Samsung 8nm / 392.5mm2|
|Transistor Count||21,700 million||17.4 billion||13.25 billion|
|Processing Cores||448 Vector Engines||3,584 CUDA cores||3,584 CUDA cores|
|Texture Mapping Units (TMUs)||224||112||80|
|Raster Operation Processors (ROPs)||112||48||32|
|Ray Tracing Cores||28||28||20|
|GPU Base Clock||2,100MHz||1,320MHz||1,552MHz|
|GPU Boost Clock||N/A||1,777MHz||1,777MHz|
|Video Memory||8GB GDDR6||12GB GDDR6||8GB GDDR6|
|Memory Interface / Bandwidth||256-bit / 512GBps||192-bit / 360GBps||128-bit / 224GBps|
|Board Power||225 watts||170 watts||130 watts|
Performance Comparison: Gaming PC with Intel ARC A750, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPUs
Researchers have conducted several comparison tests between the Intel ARC and the 3060, which have revealed that both devices offer highly comparable performance. These tests provide concrete evidence of the impressive capabilities of the Intel ARC in various applications, including gaming and computing.
Recently, Intel released a data set that includes testing on the Intel Arc A750 card and a competitive product. This action is part of their commitment to transparent communication with the gaming community. As per the results, the Intel Arc graphics card performs best when running on modern APIs. Specifically, it provides a great gaming experience at 1080p Ultra and 1440p High settings. Moreover, the card offers a 3-5% performance advantage over the GeForce RTX 3060 in matching settings. Looking forward, Intel is confident that their graphics cards will continue to deliver excellent gaming experiences.
The following performance data is reported in frames per second and was obtained using DirectX 12.
|Arc A750||Arc A750||Nvidia RTX 3060||Nvidia RTX 3060|
|Game||1080p Ultra||1440p High||1080p Ultra||1440p High|
|Watch Dogs: Legion||127||99||108||80|
|Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla||67||62||76||67|
|Call of Duty: Warzone||130||115||98||75|
|Call of Duty: Vanguard||95||75||136||107|
|Death Stranding: Director’s Cut||132||102||131||96|
|Dying Light 2||80||66||71||57|
|Far Cry 6||95||87||99||86|
|Forza Horizon 5||83||100||85||106|
|Horizon Zero Dawn||91||82||100||82|
|Masquerade: Blood Hunt||157||120||163||116|
|Microsoft Flight Simulator||65||59||60||57|
|Monster Hunter Rise||143||100||142||93|
|Red Dead Redemption 2||61||68||53||63|
|Resident Evil Village||160||124||133||111|
|Sniper Elite 5||142||124||125||110|
|The Division 2||95||89||101||94|
|Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands||92||71||77||68|
|Watch Dogs: Legion||71||81||66||78|
|World of Warcraft: Shadowlands||169||225||189||210|
Digitalstrends conducted tests on the performance of the Intel Arc A770 and A750. The tests reveal that the Arc A750 and A770 are designed for 1080p gaming and perform well when compared to the RTX 3060, particularly in terms of pricing. At 1440p, the A770 and A750 manage to outperform the RTX 3060.
Recently, PC World conducted a benchmark test comparing the performance of the Intel Arc A750 and the 3060 in Cyberpunk 2077. The test results showed that the Arc A750 and the 3060 performed similarly at 1080p, but at 1440p, the 3060 outperformed the Arc A750 slightly.
Our internal benchmark
Our performance tests, in addition to the benchmarks reported by Wccftech, compared the Intel ARC A750 with the RTX 3060. The results from our tests align with the findings from Wccftech, indicating that the Intel ARC A750 gaming PC delivers performance that is comparable to that of the RTX 3060.
Cost-Effective Gaming PC: The Intel ARC A750’s Competitive Edge over RTX 3060
The cost-effectiveness of the Intel ARC A750 makes it an appealing alternative to both the RTX 3060 and RTX 3050, as gamers can achieve high-end performance without spending a fortune on their GPU. Our tests further confirm this, making the Intel ARC A750 an attractive option for budget-conscious gamers.
Intel Arc A750 Graphics 8GB GDDR6 PCIE 4.0$389.00 w/GST
ASUS TUF-RTX3060-O12G-V2-GAMING (3Y)$689.00 w/GST
MSI GeForce RTX 3050 GAMING X 8G$389.00 w/GST
Current market trends and availability indicate that Intel ARC GPUs are gaining traction, with more gamers considering budget-friendly yet high-performance options. Our in-depth testing and analysis support this growing interest in Intel ARC GPUs, especially the A750 model.
Building a Gaming PC with Intel ARC A750
CPU and Motherboard
To build a high-performance Intel ARC A750-based gaming PC, selecting the right CPU and motherboard is crucial. Consider pairing the Intel ARC A750 with a compatible processor like the Intel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen 5 processor.
Intel i5 13400$347.00 w/GST
AMD RYZEN 5 3400G$259.00 w/GST
In terms of motherboards, options like the ASUS ROG Strix Z790 or MSI MPG B560I Edge WiFi offer excellent performance and compatibility with the Intel ARC A750. By selecting a compatible CPU and motherboard combination, you can ensure that your gaming PC performs at its best and is equipped to handle even the most demanding applications and games.
MSI B650I EDGE WIFI DDR5$389.00 w/GST
ASUS ROG STRIX Z790-F GAMING WIFI$759.00 w/GST
When it comes to memory for a custom gaming PC, a minimum of 16 GB DDR4 RAM is recommended. For more demanding applications, higher capacities or faster speeds may be necessary.
In terms of storage, a balanced and responsive solution involves a combination of a fast NVMe SSD for the operating system and key applications, as well as a larger HDD for mass storage. This setup allows for quick boot and load times while also providing ample storage space for large files and media.
Samsung 980 PRO NVMe PCIe Gen.4 1TB$232.00 w/GST
When building a custom gaming PC, it’s essential to choose a power supply unit (PSU) that provides adequate power and efficiency for the system. A PSU with at least 550W output and 80 PLUS Bronze certification is a good choice.
In addition to a reliable PSU, it’s also crucial to maintain optimal temperatures within the system to promote stability and prevent overheating. This is where a high-quality air or liquid cooler comes into play.
Keyboard and Monitor
Enhance the gaming experience with peripherals like a mechanical gaming keyboard, a high-precision gaming mouse, and a monitor with a high refresh rate and low response time, such as a 144 Hz, 1 ms display.
Logitech G413 Mechanical Backlit Gaming Keyboard$129.00 w/GST
Samsung Odyssey G3 – 32″ Gaming Monitor with 165hz refresh rateProduct on salew/GST
A Gaming PC featuring Intel ARC A750
Our team recently assembled a gaming PC featuring the Intel ARC A750 GPU within a budget of S$1400. To help you learn more about building a cost-effective gaming PC with the Intel ARC A750, we’ve documented the entire process in a video.
Future-Proofing and Upgradability
As we look towards the future of gaming technology, Intel is set to launch its Meteor Lake and Arrow Lake CPUs in 2023 and 2024, respectively. Though detailed information is limited, the upcoming CPUs are highly anticipated by the gaming community.
We do know that Meteor Lake will be based on the Intel 4 process, while Arrow Lake will be the first CPU utilizing 20A tiles produced through an external process. Intel has claimed that these upcoming CPUs will offer “discrete graphics-class performance,” hinting at their potential to revolutionize the gaming scene.
Beyond Meteor Lake and Arrow Lake, Intel has also teased the Lunar Lake CPU as a “leadership product.” This further emphasizes the company’s commitment to advancing gaming technology and providing cutting-edge hardware. With Intel’s continued dedication to innovation in the gaming industry, the future looks bright for gaming enthusiasts and professionals alike.
Transform Your Gaming PC? Intel ARC 750 Awaits!
If you’re interested in upgrading to the Intel ARC 750 or seeking a gaming setup similar to the reference build featured in this article, consider contacting Volta PC for a tailored solution. Moreover, our website provides the option to build your own custom gaming PC that meets your unique requirements and budget. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enjoy exceptional gaming performance without breaking the bank. Explore the Intel ARC 750 and its impressive capabilities today!