XMM 8000 series in 2019
Last week Intel decided to talk a bit about its 5G plans, an announcement sparked by Qualcomm’s clear target to have 5G devices shipping in 2019 and the fact that the company showcased a phone factor 5G design.
Only UEFI support
Intel is planning to end "legacy BIOS" support in its new platforms by 2020 and will insist on UEFI Class 3 or higher.
New "Atom“ notebooks / tablets
Intel canceled quite a few tablet and smartphone products from its roadmap but it is clear that it still needs a successor to Atom – the Apollo Lake product generation.
"On track", according to Intel
It appears that Intel has finally ironed out the kinks with its 3D Xpoint Optane DIMMs and they will finally launch in the second half of next year.
Couple of new features
The first motherboard based on Intel's upcoming Z390 has been spotted inside the SiSoft Sandra database, which suggests that its partners have already started testing these motherboards.
200 million SKUs opportunity possible
Last Monday Intel announced that it is using AMD graphics with HBM2 memory in its thinner notebooks and its own Kaby Lake G CPU. Intel didn’t reveal many details but Fudzilla can confirm via our well-placed industry sources that this is a Vega GPU and the project was codenamed P22.
Not worried about a stronger Intel
Chief executive Jensen Huang was clearly over the moon about Raja Koduri leaving AMD to become Intel’s senior VP of the Core and Visual Computing Group.
Oh those Russians
The Russian outfit which claimed to hack Intel's secretive Management Engine has given some more details as to how it did it.
Discrete graphics solutions too
Intel dropped the nuclear news on Wednesday that Raja Koduri will become its chief architect, snf senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, and general manager of a new initiative to drive "edge" computing solutions.