Intel introduces “Arc” brand for graphics solutions based on the Xe HPG microarchitecture

Intel has finally announced the name of their consumer high-performance graphics solutions – Intel Arc. The brand will be used by Intel to denote multiple upcoming generations of graphics hardware, software and services.

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Intel announces packaging & process roadmap till 2025, will make chips for Qualcomm

Over the last few years, Intel’s decline in the consumer processor space has become very obvious, which likely led to the change in the leadership, including the hiring of their new CEO Pat Gelsinger. The company has been making multiple changes internally that are aimed at putting Intel back in the top, and during their Accelerated webcast today, they revealed the roadmap of process and packaging innovations till 2025 and beyond.

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Airtel and Intel partner for 5G services in India

After partnering with Qualcomm, Airtel today announced a collaboration with Intel to use its vRAN / O-RAN technologies for 5G services in India. Airtel said that will deploy Intel’s latest 3rd gen Xeon Scalable processors, FPGAs and eASICs, and Ethernet 800 series across its network to build a solid foundation for rolling out wide-scale 5G, mobile edge computing and network slicing. Continue reading “Airtel and Intel partner for 5G services in India”

Apple and Intel reportedly begin testing chip designs with TSMC’s 3nm process technology

Apple and Intel will reportedly be the first major companies to build chips with TSMC’s 3nm process technology. The two companies are currently testing chip designs with this technology, and will likely mass-produce these chips for devices slated to launch in the second half of the next year.

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Intel partners with Reliance Jio on 5G network technology

This week at the MWC 2021 virtual event, Intel announced that Reliance Jio will do co-innovations with Intel in 5G radio and wireless core, and collaborate in other associate areas that include AI, cloud and edge computing, which will help it as they deploy 5G. Continue reading “Intel partners with Reliance Jio on 5G network technology”

Intel Core i7-1195G7 and Core i5-1155G7 Tiger Lake-U processors announced

During their virtual conference at Computex 2021, Intel unveiled two new additions to their 11th Gen Intel Core processors belonging to the Tiger Lake-U family. Along with this, Intel announced a partnership with MediaTek and Fibocom to launch their first ever 5G-ready product called the Intel 5G Solution 5000.

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Intel introduces 11th Generation Core Tiger Lake H-series mobile processors

Intel has introduced new 11th Gen Intel Core H-series processors based on 10 nanometer SuperFin process technology, feature up to 8 cores and 16 threads, with single and dual-core turbo performance up to 5.0GHz. Additionally, the central processing unit (CPU) can directly access high-speed GDDR6 memory attached to the graphics card, enabling gamers to experience higher frame rates with lower latency, and load large textures faster. The mobile processor offers 2.5 times the total PCIe bandwidth to the CPU compared with the 10th Gen H-series processors, and three times the total PCIe bandwidth compared with other industry processors. Continue reading “Intel introduces 11th Generation Core Tiger Lake H-series mobile processors”

Intel IDM 2.0 strategy unveiled: $20 billion investment for two new fabs, next-gen Meteor Lake 7nm chips, collaborations with IBM and more

It is no secret that Intel has been struggling in the Chip manufacturing industry lately. With the hope of returning to the dominant position it once enjoyed before, Intel’s newest CEO, Pat Gelsinger has unveiled their vision and roadmap for the company over the next couple of years, including two new fabs, next generation 7nm chipset production, collaborations with IBM and more.

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Intel introduces 11th Gen Core S-series Core i5, Core i7 and Core i9 ‘Rocket Lake’ desktop processors

After detailing its 11th Gen Core S-series desktop processors (code-named “Rocket Lake-S”) with New Cypress Cove architecture featuring Ice Lake Core architecture and Tiger Lake Graphics architecture back in October last year, Intel has officially introduced the 11th Gen Core S-series Core i5, Core i7 and Core i9 processors. The new architecture brings up to 19% gen-over-gen instructions per cycle (IPC) improvement for the highest frequency cores and adds Intel UHD graphics featuring the Intel Xe graphics architecture for rich media and intelligent graphics capabilities. Continue reading “Intel introduces 11th Gen Core S-series Core i5, Core i7 and Core i9 ‘Rocket Lake’ desktop processors”

Intel 11th gen Core H-series mobile processors, Core vPro, Pentium Silver, Celeron processors and more announced at CES 2021

During its CES 2021 keynote event, Intel announced multiple new mobile processors that feature their 11th gen Core technologies. They introduced updated processors for their business customers with new Intel Core vPro CPUs; new Core-H series processors for gaming and new N-series Pentium Silver and Celeron processors that are targeted at education systems.

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Intel’s 11th Gen Core S-series ‘Rocket Lake’ desktop processors detailed — Ice Lake Core, Intel Xe Graphics

After teasers, Intel today detailed its upcoming 11th Gen Core S-series desktop processors (code-named “Rocket Lake-S”).  This will introduce a new Cypress Cove desktop architecture designed to transform hardware and software efficiency and increase performance​. It promises double-digit percentage IPC performance improvement compared to last gen and will offer enhanced Intel UHD graphics with Intel Xe Graphics architecture. Continue reading “Intel’s 11th Gen Core S-series ‘Rocket Lake’ desktop processors detailed — Ice Lake Core, Intel Xe Graphics”

SK hynix acquires Intel’s NAND memory and storage business for $9 billion

SK hynix, one of the world’s biggest manufacturer and supplier of NAND flash storage, is further expanding their business with the acquisition of Intel’s NAND memory and storage business. The agreement will cost SK hynix a total of $9 billion and is expected to close by March 2025.

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Intel 11th Gen Core i3, i5, i7 ‘Tiger Lake’ processors with up to 4.8GHz, up to Iris Xe graphics launched

Intel just announced its 11th Gen Intel Core ‘Tiger Lake’ processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics for thin-and-light laptops. It uses Intel’s new SuperFin process technology, optimize power efficiency with leading performance and responsiveness while running at significantly higher frequencies of up to 4.8GHz. Continue reading “Intel 11th Gen Core i3, i5, i7 ‘Tiger Lake’ processors with up to 4.8GHz, up to Iris Xe graphics launched”

Intel introduces Thunderbolt 4 universal USB Type-C connectivity solution with 40Gbps bandwidth

Intel just announced Thunderbolt 4, the next-generation Thunderbolt with USB4 specification. It still has USB-C connector offering 40Gbps speed, same as the Thunderbolt 3, but this will offer docks with up to four Thunderbolt ports and universal cables up to 2 meters in length. It has also doubled  minimum video and data requirements of Thunderbolt 3 and expanded end-to-end solution capabilities. Continue reading “Intel introduces Thunderbolt 4 universal USB Type-C connectivity solution with 40Gbps bandwidth”

3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors with built-in AI acceleration launched

Intel has announced the launch of its 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors along with multiple hardware and software AI products. These include the Intel Optane persistent memory 200 series, Intel SSD D7-P5500 and P5600, Intel Stratix 10 NX FPGAs, and software solutions as part of its Select Solutions portfolio.

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