A certain number of Intel NUC SKUs have 10nm processors inside and they are codenamed Crimson Canyon. This was confirmed to us by Brandt Guttridge, general manager of desktop product marketing, at the last Intel desktop event and the only other notebook machine that features 10nm is the Lenovo Ideapad 330 notebook, available only in China.
48 core 10nm new architecture
IBM Power 9 is capturing a lot of business momentum and has recently launched in the enterprise market and it looks like the company is getting ready to launch its next generation Power 10 in 2020.
Strong AI play and new Kryo / Adreno 615
The Snapdragon 600 series has over 1450 designs and Qualcomm believes that the 660 has already been a success. Welcome, then, to te Snapdragon 670 that brings update to AI, performance, camera and multimedia.
Financial community got it wrong
After Intel announced that it had to delay its 10nm production to 2019, financial analysts around the world reacted with negative stock comments and valuation. Most of them got things wrong. Intel with its $17 billion highest ever revenue showed magnificent growth in the data center and it made that $17 billion without 10nm.
Tech Insights report
A technology intelligence outfit called Tech Insights has voided the warrantly on an Intel Cannon Lake processor to see whether Chipzilla has made much of an improvement in its transition from 14nm to 10nm processors. It looks like things are 2.7 times denser.
Kryo 385 at 2.95 GHz later this year
Qualcomm started the always connected PC offensive quite some time ago and Microsoft has included an ARM based system in its big April Spring update for Windows 10. Now it is time for the second generation Snapdragon 850 systems.
High end and lite version strategy
Qualcomm revealed the existence of the Snapdragon 710 series at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in late February and it shared the details about two big and six little core chipsets just a week ago. It turns out that Xiaomi MI 8 SE, a cheaper version of the flagship Mi 8, will come powered by the Snapdragon 710.
Still without IGP
Intel has now officially updated its ARK database with the recently unveiled Core i3-8121U mobile CPU spotted in the Lenovo Ideapad 330.
Lenovo Ideapad 330 with Core i3-8121U CPU
Intel had a rough time manufacturing 10nm CPUs and while we won't see any volume until next year, the first laptop with 10nm Cannon Lake CPU has been spotted online in China, the Lenovo Ideapad 330 with Core i3-8121U CPU.
8nm and 10nm 2+6 cores
Qualcomm is expected to launch its 700 series rather soon and the latest leaks describe two rather robust products coming soon. The Snapdragon 700 series was launched by Cristiano Amon, the company’s president at the Mobile World Congress 2018 without going into any details.