Declaring the age of the AI PC, Intel has unveiled its range of processors for mobile, desktop, and edge devices, at CES 2024.
Intel said the flagship is the Intel Core 14th Gen processor family, coupled with the Intel Core Ultra-powered systems, showcasing Intel’s commitment to catering to diverse user needs and advancing computing standards. At CES, Intel said more than 60 partners would launch with the chip family.
Roger Chandler, Intel’s vice president of enthusiast PC and workstations in the Client Computing Group, said in a statement, “Our Intel Core 14th Gen processor family is designed to provide top-notch performance and platform features to both enthusiast and mainstream PC users. Whether it’s on-the-go mobility or powerful desktop computing, Intel is revolutionizing the computing experience.”
Intel Core 14th Gen HX-series: Powering mobile enthusiasts
The flagship Intel Core 14th Gen HX-series processors aim to meet the demands of gamers, creators, and professionals seeking high levels of performance in mobile devices.
The Intel Core i9-14900HX leads this lineup, boasting eight Performance-cores (P-cores) and 16 Efficient-cores (E-cores) for connectivity and exceptional single and multi-thread performance. Additionally, the i7-14700HX processors offer a 50% increase in E-cores, enhancing creator capabilities.
Key features of the HX-series processors include up to 5.8 GHz turbo frequency, supporting 192GB of DDR5-5600 MT/S memory, overclocking capabilities, Thunderbolt 5, integrated Intel Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth 5.4 and 5.3 connectivity.
These processors are set to power over 60 partner systems in 2024, catering to mobile enthusiasts’ gaming, creative, and professional needs.
Intel Core 14th Gen desktop processors: Real-world performance
Intel has expanded its desktop stack with 18 new processors to meet the diverse demands of mainstream users and businesses across vertical markets.
With turbo frequencies up to 5.8 GHz, support for up to 192 GB of DDR5-5600/DDR4-3200 MT/S memory, and continued support for thermal solutions, PCIe Gen 5.0, Gen 4.0, and Thunderbolt 4, these processors offer enhanced performance for everyday use.
Intel said the Intel Core 14th Gen desktop processors operate at the 65-watt and 35-watt levels for mainstream desktop, all-in-one and edge device.
These processors facilitate various applications, from gaming to productivity, and support connectivity with USB 3.2, Thunderbolt 4, and Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+), ensuring a seamless computing experience for users.
Intel Core U Processor Series 1: Balancing performance and efficiency for thin-and-light systems
The Intel Core U Processor Series 1 targets mainstream mobile PCs, emphasizing efficiency and performance in thin-and-light devices. With turbo frequencies up to 5.4 GHz and support for up to 96 GB of DDR5-5200/DDR4-3200 MT/S memory, Thunderbolt 4 connectivity, Bluetooth 5.4, and Wi-Fi 7 (5 Gig) and Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+) support, these processors offer a balanced computing experience.
These mobile systems powered by the Intel Core U Processor Series 1 are expected to hit the market in Q1 2024, promising users an efficient and powerful computing experience on the go.
Intel’s extensive lineup of processors signals a significant leap forward in computing technology, promising improved performance, connectivity, and efficiency across mobile, desktop, and edge devices, catering to a diverse range of user needs and applications.
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