Intel launches new 8th generation core processors

Intel 8th generation Coffee Lake processors are here and promise a 40% performance bump over their predecessors

The new i5 CPUs aren't shown here, but they compare identically to the Core i7 mobile parts, with higher turbo clocks, quad core configurations with Hyper-Threading, which is historically unusual in the i5 quad-core lineup.

Still, Intel justifies the generational shift by the fact that these first 8th gen processors delivers "up to 40 percent greater productivity than 7th Gen processors and 2X more productivity vs. comparable 5-year-old processors".

New built-in security features in the chips will include Intel Online Connect, which will enable users to pay for goods online and authenticate their identity using fingerprint readers built into the PC, with support in services such as GMail, Facebook and Dropbox. Intel makes some big claims in terms of performance improvements relative to 7th Gen Core, which comes thanks mostly to the 15W TDP. The 9th generation Core intel processors will utilize a new architecture, which will feature state of the art 10nm+ processing technology. The company also claims that, this new generation CPU can process photographs in Adobe Lightroom up to 28% faster. That's up to 48 percent faster on 8 Gen vs. devices powered by the processor we released a year ago. In real-world terms, the eighth-gen chip converted the 4K clip in three minutes, compared to 45 minutes with its third-gen sibling.

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The first computers (laptops and 2-in-1s) with 8th-gen chips, available in Core i5 or i7 (U-series) flavors, will ship at the beginning of September with up to 145 designs available. This will give your Laptop a boost to keep it anywhere you go without the need of its charger.

Intel has officially taken the wraps off of its latest Core processor family, and it's promising a pretty significant power boost.

On August 21, Intel will officially announce the specifics of the 'Coffee Lake'. If you play a lot with videos and images and do various taks on the same, you will easily notice the improvements with faster performance. But Intel is still seeing strength in its PC chip business, with company officials last month reporting that its Client Computing Group saw revenues grow 12 percent in the second quarter, reaching $8.2 billion, the most by any business unit in the company. You will get this new CPUs inside the new Laptops and computers from Asus and Dell. With the new eighth generation chips, the tradition of CPU updates (or a lack thereof) will be broken.

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