Computex 2019 - Intel was never going to unveil anything in the form of new news on its discrete graphics cards at its Odyssey event during Computex 2019, but it did take the time to show off some amazing new design concepts from the very talented Cristiano Siquiera.
The 2035 image collection looks absolutely out of this world, and if Intel launches anything that looks boring in reference design when its first discrete graphics card since the iconic i740 (I had one guys, does anyone remember Trespasser on the AGP-powered i740 -- I do!) then I will be really mad. Like, really mad guys. These concepts look truly awesome, and I'm really hoping one or more of these crazy designs make it to market.
First up we have something called the Intel Gemini GPU concept. From the front we would expect a triple-fan cooler with an awesome styled gridding look around the entire card.
On the back it looks very reminiscent of the Radeon VII and its silver backplate, but this rocks a cog-looking design to the right which I hope would light up a bright blue. Imagine that.
This is one of my favorites -- Intel Prometheus. This would be absolutely awesome as a reference card design. I want this with full heat/power numbers/GPU load/VRAM consumption. Ugh.
Intel Andromeda concept, it's alright - but I definitely like the others so far.
I would have to say my absolute favorite is the Intel Oblivion concept design... it looks freaking wild. I mean, I seriously want this in a machine even just a "plain" system without the steampunk goodness. A freaking Intel graphics card looking like this? I don't think we'll ever see the day... but boy would Intel be remembered if they did. It would be quite the... Odyssey.