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Intel Rocket Lake-S chips will bring Intel Xe integrated graphics to desktops in 2021

Now that laptops featuring Intel’s 11th-gen Core “Tiger Lake processors are shipping, the chip maker is shifting to desktops. As previously announced, Intel plans to launch a series of 11th-gen Core chips, code-named “Rocket Lake-S,” in early 2021. Now the company is providing some details about what we can expect from those chips. Despite the […]

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Intel launches 10th-gen “Comet Lake” chips, including the first 6-core U-series processor

Intel’s new 10nm “Ice Lake” processors with Gen11 graphics may have kicked off the launch of the chip makers 10th-gen Core processor lineup. But not all 10th-gen chips will be Ice Lake. The company’s new “Comet Lake” processors chips for laptops, 2-in-1 tablets, and other low-power devices are manufactured using the same 14nm process Intel […]

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Report: Intel Gemini Lake Refresh low-power chips are on the way

Intel’s upcoming 10th-gen Core “Ice Lake” processors may be blurring the lines between low-power Y-series chips and higher-performance U-series processors, but Intel is also continuing to crank out cheaper, lower-power Celeron and Pentium “Gemini Lake”chips based on its Atom-based “Goldmont Plus” architecture. Now it looks like a new set of Gemini Lake Refresh processors are on the […]

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Intel 8th gen Core chips coming later this year

Intel Says it’s on track to launch the first chips based on its 8th-gen “Core” technology in the second half of 2017. Code-named “Coffee Lake,” the new processors are manufactured using a 14nm process, much like most Core series chips Intel has released since late 2014. But Intel says its upcoming 8th-gen Core i7 processor will still […]

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Intel’s upcoming Kaby Lake chips will still be 14nm

For most of the past decade, Intel has been releasing new chips in a tick-tock pattern. A tick means the shrinking of the manufacturing process technology, while a tock signals an improved microarchitecture. But for the first time since 2007, Intel is delaying the tick. The company’s next two families of desktop and notebook chips will […]

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Samsung begins producing 14nm Exynos 7 Octa processors

A few months after first introducing the Exynos 7 Octa processor, Samsung has announced an updated version is on the way. While last year’s model was a 64-bit, ARMv8 processor based on a 20nm design, the new chips will be 14nm processors. Samsung says mass production of the first chips developed with a 14nm FinFET process is […]