manufacturers follow launching new productsalthough not necessarily one of the latest additions to the market in terms of hardware. ASRock has filed a new version of the Intel Arc A380a card that has been with us for some time and that comes with a low profile design which is not commonly found among those available from ASRock.
This card is possible with a low profile design while do not require extra power connector, and the 75 W offered by the PCI Express connection will suffice. This is a basic model with a GPU speed of 2.0 GHz and the configuration offered by the Intel Arc A380 with 6GB of GDDR6 VRAM and memory running at 15.5 Gbps. Comes with a solution dual fan cooling which makes it occupy one more slot, with a thickness of 2 slot. The number of available video outputs has also been limited, going from the usual 4 up to 2 consisting of 1 HDMI 2.0b and 1 DisplayPort 2.0.
The ASRock A380 LowProfile is a card ideal for media use, away from games, and that presents a format for boxes where space has to be taken into account. Thank you to your AV1 encoding and decoding enginesit becomes an ideal and economical option for those who make use of this feature.
At the moment the manufacturer has not announced a recommended price for this low profile model.
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Juan Antonio Soto
I am a Computer Engineer and my specialty is automation and robotics. My passion for hardware began at the age of 14 when I gutted my first computer: a 386 DX 40 with 4MB of RAM and a 210MB hard drive. I continue to give free rein to my passion in the technical articles that I write at Geeknetic. I spend most of my spare time playing video games, contemporary and retro, on the 20+ consoles I own, in addition to the PC.