Socketed parts coming by mid-2015
Intel has confirmed that its new 14nm Broadwell silicon will finally make its way to socketed desktop chips later this year.
In the US it starts at $799
Back at CES, we had a chance to see and feel the Dell XPS 13 notebook, which is the smallest 13-incher that we have seen so far.
Shuttle DS57U is a passive one-litre PC
Shuttle made a name for itself making small form-factor computers and the company has now released a Broadwell 14nm based successor to its DS47 and DS437 models.
Three 14nm SKUs so far
Gigabyte’s Brix series of mini-PCs and barebones is getting some fresh Intel silicon in the form of 14nm Broadwell processors.
CFO upbeat on PC vs. tablet front
Intel CFO Stacy Smith expects the PC to continue rebounding versus tablets in 2016 and says an Intel partner is being set up to be a major force in the Chinese smartphone SoC market.
4K, Chrome video, VP9 and H.265 tweaks
Intel has a new graphics driver for Haswell and Broadwell parts and it should bring a number of new features and improvements, especially for home theatre users.
Core i3, Core i5 now Core i7 in Q2
Intel gained quite a bit of traction with its NUC series mini-PCs. NUC stands for Next Unit of Computing and is in reality a small barebone PC with a lot of performance in top-end SKUs. The new series should be available in etail and retail in February, slightly later than what we originaly reported.
Next-generation Atom architecture
In addition to the 14nm Broadwell-U notebook chips announced earlier, Intel has also announced that it has started shipping 14nm Cherry Trail Atom architecture tablet chips to customers.
Bringing 14nm to the masses
Intel’s Broadwell has been in the works for quite some time and the Core M series is about to be reinforced by mainstream notebook parts.