Intel has utilized Microsoft’s hardware-aware Olive toolchain to optimized the Stable Diffusion model along with its recent driver update, promising upwards of a 2.7x cumulative improvement. It cannot be ignored how the Intel Arc A770 has some great Easter egg performance benefits, generative AI being another in a long list. With impressive ray tracing performance in its weight class, and XeSS upscaling coupled with some generous VRAM allocation in the 16GB model, there is plenty under the hood of this underdog GPU. Content creators have also sung the praises for this GPU for its multi-media encoding and decoding chops.
With a price tag in the $300’s for the 16GB model, the Intel Arc A770 certainly poses some attractive competition with NVIDIA and AMD offerings for those wanting to experience Stable Diffusion.