8th Gen Intel Core processor goes live on Monday

Intel unveils 8th Gen Intel Core processorIntel said there will be more than 145 designs powered by 8th Gen Intel Core processor featuring i5/i7 processors in the market beginning in September.

The first desktop processors will be coming in the fall. Processors for enterprise customers and a range of other options purpose-built for different segments will be coming later. The 8th Gen family will include some of Intel’s first 10 nm products.

Intel, which unveiled the 8th Gen Intel Core processor on Monday, August 21, 2017, said the 8th Gen Intel Core processors are designed to deliver up to 40 percent increase in performance.

“We will start rolling out 8th Gen family today, beginning with a range of mobile processors designed specifically for sleek thin and light notebooks and 2 in 1s,” said Gregory Bryant, senior vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group at Intel.

Intel said battery performance will ensure up to 10 hours of 4K UHD local video playback on a single charge.

Editing photos or creating a slideshow will be up to 48 percent faster on 8th Gen vs. devices powered by the Intel processor released last year.

Editing video footage will be up to 14.7x faster. Rendering will be taking 3 minutes as compared with 45 minutes on a 5-year-old PC.

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