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Intel launches Xe-LP graphics for servers, Xe-HP available to some developers

Laptops with Intel Tiger Lake processors and Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics are already delivering graphics performance that’s on par with what you’d expect from an entry-level discrete GPU from NVIDIA. But Intel isn’t stopping with integrated graphics. The first laptops with Intel Xe MAX discrete GPUs began shipping last month. And soon Intel Xe […]

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Meet the first laptops with Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete graphics

Intel’s integrated graphics technology has gotten a lot better in recent years, with the company’s 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake processors offering graphics performance that’s close to what you’d get from an entry-level NVIDIA discrete GPU. But Intel isn’t stopping with integrated graphics – this summer the company announced plans to enter the discrete graphics space […]

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OneGx Pro handheld gaming PC has a Core i7-1160G7 Tiger Lake processor

This summer One Netbook launched a mini-laptop with detachable game controllers called the OneGx1. But while it was designed to look like a tiny gaming laptop, it didn’t really have horsepower to handle modern games. Now the company is starting to show off a new model that does. The One Netbook OneGx Pro is a […]

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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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Acer Swift 3X laptop with Intel’s discrete GPU coming in December for $900 and up

The Acer Swift 3X is a 3 pound notebook with a 14 inch display, an Intel Tiger Lake processor… and Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete graphics. It’s one of the first laptops to feature Intel’s new discrete graphics solution, and you won’t have to pay an arm and a leg to get your hands on one. The […]

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11th-gen Intel “Rocket Lake” chips coming to desktops in Q1, 2021

The first laptops and compact desktop computers powered by 11th-gen Intel “Tiger Lake” chips are already starting to ship. But early next year Intel will expand the 11th-gen family with the introduction of a new set of chips designed for higher-performance desktops. Code-named “Rocket Lake,” these chips will be the follow-up to Intel’s current-gen “Comet […]

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3rd-party Intel Tiger Lake tests suggest big performance boosts

Intel promised that it’s 11th-gen Core “Tiger Lake” processors would bring up to a 2x boost in graphics performance over previous-gen “Ice Lake” chips, as well as more modest CPU performance gains. But up until now we’ve only had Intel’s word to go on. Now a handful of tech news websites have published the results […]

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More than 150 Intel Tiger Lake PCs are coming soon

Intel’s 11th-gen Core processors offer up to twice the graphics performance of last year’s models, while delivering up to a 20-percent boost in productivity tasks, all while offering better energy efficiency. The chip maker unveiled some key details about its new Tiger Lake chips with Willow Cove CPU architecture and Intel Iris Xe last month. […]

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Acer brings Tiger Lake to its Swift 3 and Swift 5 laptops

The new Acer Swift 5 (SF514-55) is a 2.3 pound laptop with a magnesium-aluminum chassis, a 14 inch full HD touchscreen display, and support for up to an Intel Core i7 Tiger Lake processor with Intel Xe graphics. Coming this November for $1000 and up, it’s a premium thin and light notebook that’s one of the […]

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Intel Tiger Lake chips promise faster speeds, better efficiency (and a huge graphics boost)

Intel has been facing increased competition in recent years as AMD has seriously upped its game with its Ryzen processor family while Intel has struggled to move from 14nm to 10nm and lagged behind in graphics performance. That could change this year. Intel’s upcoming Tiger Lake processors will feature Intel Xe-LP graphics, which should bring […]

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Intel Xe GPU roadmap includes laptop, gaming PC, and server graphics

Intel is taking a big step into the GPU space, starting with the Intel Xe integrated graphics that will be built into the company’s upcoming “Tiger Lake” processors. But laptops with integrated GPUs are just the start. The company is outlining its roadmap for Intel Xe graphics, and we can also expect to see discrete […]