GPU developments of 2022


The annual GPU developments report is a summary of GPU developments for 2022 and includes announcements by the leading GPU suppliers. Although we think it is thorough, we do not claim it to be exhaustive of each and every announcement made by the suppliers.

The information is presented in chronological order, by quarter.

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The GPU market is, has been, and probably always will be a dynamic segment frequently disturbed with surprises. Some of the disturbances in 2021 were:

  • AMD introduced its RDNA3 GPU product line, putting AMD back in the high-end segment.
  • Intel introduced its Xe GPU-based Arc A750 and A770 AIBs
  • Nvidia rolled out two versions of its Lovelace GPUs, the RTX 4090 and 4080
  • Qualcomm announced a new snapdragon SoCs with a real time ray tracing GPU.
  • Apple surprised a few people with their new SoC and GPU announcement.
  • The number of GPU suppliers increased to 18, however, Department of Commerce rules may slow down some of them.