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Catch-up to Qualcomm: how close are Intel and AMD to 7nm processors?

11 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

While we've all been waiting for the first 7-nanometer processors for laptops to come from Intel and AMD for years, Qualcomm swooped in to win first place with the Snapdragon 8cx. It's not only the first 7nm processor for laptops, but the chip is also built on an entirely different architecture supplied by ARM, the leading smartphone processor manufacturer. Now that Qualcomm is first out of the gate with a 7nm processor for laptops, where does that leave its incumbent competition, AMD and Intel? Now, it's a matter of determining the silver and bronze medal winners. Well, let's just say one...
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Snapdragon 8cx Platform For Premium Always-Connected PCs

Snapdragon 8cx Platform For Premium Always-Connected PCs

11 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

The Snapdragon 8cx leverages some work done for Snapdragon 855 but it is designed for a laptop power and thermal environment. As a result, it is a lot more powerful than smartphones, hence the ‘x' that stands for eXtreme. It's true, 8cx is the most extreme Snapdragon ever built. Unlike its predecessors, Snapdragon 8cx isn't a re-purposed smartphone processor / SoC. Instead, it has been created in parallel and is designed to enter a new, higher, level of computing as the first 7nm processor for Windows. It can use a larger die size and therefore more compute units, cache memory and...
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Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 8cx, an Intel-class 7-nanometer laptop chip

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 8cx, an Intel-class 7-nanometer laptop chip

11 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

Qualcomm says that the Snapdragon 8cx will maintain a "connected standby" status that leads to "instant on" connectivity, yet excellent battery life.
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