In 2017, we have seen Intel announcing its collaboration with AMD to launch new processors. Now the fruit of this exclusive AMD and Intel’s partnership is finally here. Intel just officially unveiled its 8th generation core CPUs with AMD Radeon RX Vega M graphics at CES 2018. By this chip, it is merging fastest 8th generation Intel core processor with graphics capabilities.
The new core processors are the first CPU cores from Intel featuring discrete graphics into a single package. This leads to the thinner and lighter laptops/PCs with incredible gaming experience and 4K video streaming.
The chip contains an Intel Quad-core CPU, Radeon RX Vega M graphics and a dedicated HBM2 using EMIB (Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect Bridge) technology. The Intel was able to manage the bridge between the CPU and GPU with this EMIB.
Two Variants of Intel New 8th Gen Chip
The Intel 8th generation core chipsets are available in two variants- RX Vega M GL with 65W total power is for laptops while the GH variant with 100W total power is for small desktop like devices. The second variant is available in an unlocked configuration. You can even see the GL processor embedded with new 8th generation core i5 and i7 processor. On the other hand, GH processor comes only with i7 processor.
Furthermore, Intel says that the new processors are especially for gaming and VR enthusiasts. The Laptops that run on the new RX Vega M GL processor performs 1.4 times faster than with the 7th Generation core CPU.
Intel also shared the benchmark results showing the performance benefits using the new processor. Based on the results, it is clear that the new 8th generation core processors render better gaming experience to the thinner and lighter laptops. This is quite exciting to hear and we will surely look forward experiencing this new processor in the upcoming devices.
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