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It's no secret that Intel has a lot riding on its "Ice Lake" 10th generation Core CPUs manufactured on its 10-nanometer fabrication process. The chipmaker got by on squeezing more power and efficiency out of its 14-nm node for what seemed like an eternity, but we're talking about a mobile sector that relentlessly demands more performance and longer battery life. This oft-delayed Intel process node promises to reduce power consumption and increase performance by a wide margin over the Kaby Lake Refresh processors that previously served as the brains for thin and light PCs. Dell's XPS 13 2-In-1 Gets Ice Lake Engine Under The Hood One of the first Ice Lake systems available at retail is Dell's XPS... Read more...
Intel has been particularly focused on graphics late, more so than we can recall in recent years. Between hyping its first modern discrete GPU that is still scheduled to debut in 2020, revamping its Graphics Command Center, and sharing details about its upcoming integrated GPU refresh, it's clear where Intel's mind is at. A lot of details are still under lock and key, though. That said, a recent driver update may provide some clues about Intel's upcoming Gen11 graphics. Gen11 will make its debut later this year, complementing Intel's upcoming 10-nanometer Sunny Cove CPU architecture, which itself will form the basis for both Core (consumer) and Xeon (server) processors. A recent whitepaper published... Read more...
We are obviously anxious to see what Intel unveils in 2020, which is when it plans to launch its first modern discrete GPU. In the more immediate future, though, Intel's Gen 11 graphics are coming, complementing the company's recently announced Sunny Cove CPU platform. In the lead up to Sunny Cove, the first Gen 11 performance leak has found its way to the web. To quickly recap, Intel announced Sunny Cove during its Architecture Day event last December. Sunny Cove is a next-generation Core CPU platform based on the company's 10-nanometer manufacturing process. It's different than Cannon Lake, but will comprise both Core (consumer) and Xeon (server) hardware, starting in the second half of 2019.... Read more...
There is no denying that Intel is laser focused on graphics these days, having assembled a team to develop a discrete GPU architecture from the ground up, and committing to frequent driver updates for its integrated graphics. The latter may not sound as exciting as the former, but if we examine a series of leaked benchmarks for Intel's upcoming Gen11 graphics, we cannot help but be impressed. Intel talked a bit about its Gen11 graphics during its Architecture Day event in December, where the primary focus was on its next-generation 10-nanometer Sunny Cover CPU platform. At the time, it was the first we had heard of Sunny Cove, which will form the basis of both Xeon (server) and Core (consumer)... Read more...