Intel Posts Teaser About Xe Graphics Reveal – Then Deletes It!




/ 4 months ago
intel xe dg1

We’ve known for around a year now that Intel has been cooking up a brand new graphics architecture that should, someday, and all going well, see an eventual discrete graphics card release. In other words, something that could really provide some competition for both AMD and Nvidia.

While it seems almost certain that ‘Xe’ will initially make its debut as an integrated solution with the release of their ‘Tiger Lake’ processors, it seems that following a Twitter post, Intel was planning on making a pretty big announcement regarding the subject within the next 20 days.

Albeit, the plot has thickened somewhat as, following it being posted, it was promptly deleted!

Intel Xe Graphics

In a report via Videocardz, the Twitter post below was made on Intel’s official account but was then subsequently deleted around 3 hours later. What it did make clear, however, is that some form of major announcement regarding ‘Xe’ was (and perhaps still is) planned for around August 14th.

While we already know that Intel has a major (and undisclosed) announcement planned for September, this is either something completely different or maybe Intel just jumped the gun a little early with this post.

Intel Posts Teaser About Xe Graphics Reveal - Then Deletes It! 1

What Do We Think?

If we were to take a guess, we would suggest that someone over at Intel’s social media department misread a memo and decided to post this much sooner than it was intended. In other words, we think this was more than likely a teaser building up to the aforementioned September announcement that will undoubtedly see the launch of the ‘Tiger Lake’ processor platform and, by proxy, the official debut of ‘Xe’.

Who knows though, maybe we will get two buses come along in pretty quick succession from Intel. The short version is though, we won’t know for certain if this was a mistake until around mid-August.

What do you think? Are you looking forward to hearing more news about the ‘Xe’ graphics platform? – Let us know in the comments!


Topics: , , , , , ,

Support eTeknix.com

By supporting eTeknix, you help us grow and continue to bring you the latest newsreviews, and competitions. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest technology news, reviews and more. Share your favourite articles, chat with the team and more. Also check out eTeknix YouTube, where you'll find our latest video reviews, event coverage and features in 4K!

Looking for more exciting features on the latest technology? Check out our What We Know So Far section or our Fun Reads for some interesting original features.

eTeknix Facebook eTeknix Twitter eTeknix Instagram eTeknix Instagram

Check out our Latest Video

  • Be Social With eTeknix

    Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Reddit RSS
  • Features

  • Poll

    AMD X570 or Intel Z390?

    View Results

  • Archives


Send this to a friend