ASUS has announced its VivoBook Flip 14 laptop. The laptop has, among other things, a Tiger Lake CPU and, according to the manufacturer, has ‘the first separate video card from Intel’. Recommended prices and release dates are still unknown.
Of ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 seems to be the first announced laptop with a separate gpu from Intel. The product page of the laptop mentions ‘First Intel Discrete Graphics’, it also writes VideoCardz. ASUS shares few details about this GPU. The manufacturer does not mention a name on the product page, for example Twitter user momomo_us noted that the name ‘Intel Iris Xe Max Graphics’ is mentioned in the metadata of the website.
The VivoBook Flip 14 probably uses a separate ‘Intel Iris Xe Max’ GPU
An Intel Iris Xe Max previously appeared in SiSoft Sandra’s database, writes Hot Hardware. Based on those results, the Intel Xe Max GPU would have 96 execution enits. That is equal to the number of EU’s in the integrated GPU in the Core i7-1165 CPU. The GPU in the VivoBook Flip 14 also has 4GB of video memory, the Specifications.
The VivoBook Flip 14 also comes with an Intel Core i5-1135G7 or i7-1165G7. The laptop has a maximum of 16GB of lpddr4x-4266 memory and a PCIe SSD with a capacity of up to 1TB. The product page mentions a Optane Memory H10drive. That is an M.2 ssd with qlc-nand and 32GB of extra Optane memory for cache.
The laptop has a 14 “screen with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The manufacturer does not mention panel type or refresh rate. ASUS provides the laptop with a Thunderbolt 4 connector, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 type-A connector, a USB 2.0 port and HDMI connection. The case is 324mm wide, 220mm deep and 18.7mm thick. The laptop weighs 1.5 kilograms.