This month, Intel launched a new version of the Ruixun graphics card driver (4086), which can bring more than 40% average performance improvement to DirectX 9 games compared to the previous driver (3490).
At the same time, Intel also announced that from now on, the global price of the Ruixuan A750 limited edition graphics card will be adjusted to $249, compared with the previous listing price of $289.
After Intel released the sharp graphics card, through the evaluation, we found thatRuixuan A770/A750 has a very strong performance, but limited by driver optimization and other problems, the performance in the game has not been fully developed.
Intel Academician Tom Petersen mentioned in an interview with Tianji and other media that Intel has released eight versions of the driver since the release of the graphics card.
By continuously optimizing and updating drivers, Intel hopes to unleash the more powerful performance potential of graphics cards, such as this new driver.DX9 games can be significantly improved at 1080p and 2K resolution, with an average frame rate increase of 43% compared to the driver when it was first released.
And reducing the price of the Ruixuan A750 is also hoping to attract more users and players with higher performance and price ratio. Tom Petersen also said that Intel continues to provide optimization and driver adaptation for new and old games such as DX12, DX11 and DX9, so that more players can get a better experience through Ruixuan.
For example, he points out that "CS:GO" is still played by more than 1 million players every day, with more than 6500 games a year.The new version of the driver can increase the average number of frames of "CS:GO" from 195 to 347, faster and smoother.
This driver update is not for a single game, but for most DX9 games.
According to data released by Intel, the new driver increases the number of frames played by games such as "CS:GO", "half Life 2", "Stars" and "Ancient Scrolls 5: Skyline" by more than 70%, "League of Legends" by more than 40%, and "StarCraft 2" by more than 30%.
It is worth mentioning that the new driver has also greatly improved the stability and fluency of the game. In the 99% quantile frame comparison, the new version of the driver increased by as much as 114%, while games such as StarCraft 2 and League of Legends also improved by more than 60%.
Intel also found that the new driver also performed well at 2K resolution, even better than the 1080p. Under the 2K super quality setting, the new driver brings an increase of up to 87% in the number of frames and more than 123% in the 99% quantile.
So overall, Intel mentioned that the new driver will bring a 43% increase in the average number of frames and a 60% increase in fluency (99% quantile frames).
Tom Petersen also mentioned that the performance-to-price ratio (per dollar performance) of the Ruixuan A750 limited edition in a number of games is better than that of NVIDIA RTX 3060 (12GB) with new drivers and better prices.
For this update, it should be pointed out that the new driver can also improve the performance of DX11 and DX12 games. And in addition to the news of the new driver and the price reduction of the Ruixuan A750, Intel also mentioned that there are already more than 35 games supporting XeSS technology, and there will be more games to support in 2023.
Through nearly 10 driver iterations, we can see that the potential of the Ruixian graphics card is gradually released, turning excellent performance into a game experience that more meets the needs of players.
Of course, Tom Petersen also mentioned that with continuous optimization, the performance improvement brought by the driver will tend to be stable, and there may not be a 100% improvement in DX9 game performance in the future, but combined with the feedback of the market and users, Intel's continuous investment in software and hardware will still make the performance of Ruixuan graphics card better.
This may also take time, but for all users, Intel has already given a positive signal to look forward to.
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