Optimizing performance: Does Resizable BAR help?

Yes, but it is game dependent—we tested with Intel AIB

Jon Peddie

We recently tested the new Intel Arc A700 AIBs against an AMD AIB and an Nvidia AIB using the built-in benchmark in several games. We ran a few with Resizable BAR (Base Address Register) turned off and then on. Our system board was an EVGA Z690 Classified 1.2.0 with an i9-12900k CPU and 32 GB of 4400 Hz Corsair Dominator DDR4, backed up with 2TB of NVMe. We did the comparisons with an Intel Arc A770 AIB. During the driver installation of the Arc A700 series AIBs, Intel splashes a message that using the Resizable BAR will improve performance. Resizable

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