But its connections are more useful
Chipzilla’s "Next Unit of Computing" (NUC) hardware has been one of the few bright spots of the PC industry, and now it seems that Intel wants to give them a refresh.
External Graphics Dock as well
Zotac will be bringing some rather interesting new products to the Consumer Electronics Show 2017, which starts on January 5th, 2017, in Las Vegas. In addition to the Mini PCs equipped with the latest Intel Kaby Lake CPU and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, Zotac will also show a short SFF-ready GTX 1080 Mini as well as its own external graphics dock.
Better overclocking than Skylake
While it might not be interesting for an average consumer, Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPU series might be quite popular with overclockers as it is much better overclocker than Skylake and manages to hit a stable 7GHz overclock.
Nearly identical to Skylake ones
Picture of retail boxes for Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPUs have found its way online showing that Intel won't change much, at least when it comes to packaging.
Intel Kaby Lake CPUs and Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU
Dell has accidentally revealed its upcoming XPS 15 notebook update that will be getting a fresh hardware boost with Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs, Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 GPU, fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello and Killer Wi-Fi networking.
Mother of Snapdragons might bite Intel
Next year will see the arrival of ARM based Windows machines and while the beasts have not been that popular in the past, it is expected that this time it will be different.
In two CPU benchmarks
AMD was keen to show some performance figures of its upcoming eight core Ryzen SKU at the New Horizon event and has compared it to Intel's US $1049.99 priced Core i7-6900K eight core Broadwell-E CPU.
It has been said for a while now that Intel’s glorious empire, on which the sun never sets, could be overthrown by barbarians, but so far the chip maker has managed to thrive.
With launch expected at Gamescom 2017
According to a fresh report, Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X series CPUs could be coming in Q3 2017, or just in time for Gamescom 2017, which should open its doors on 22nd of August next year.