Intel expands it’s portfolio with the launch of new 8th Generation Intel core processor with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics at CES 2018 offering features for gamers, users who enjoys mixed and virtual reality. Intel said that it has optimized its new processors for compact framed machines such as 2-in-1 laptops, light-weight notebooks and mini PCs. Dell and HP will be among the first companies to feature this processor, however, unveiling of articles will take place from the sides of laptop manufacturing companies.
Intel introduces 8th Gen Intel core processor with Radeon RX Vega M graphics for better performance and enhanced virtual reality | More compact/thinner devices can be produced using EMIB
The new 8th Generation Intel core processor will be offered in two configurations, first with Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics of total 65W package power and second with Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics with total 100W package power. Intel went on to announce its own line of compact and powerful NUC PCs that features the new processors and aimed at offering new levels of virtual reality experience for gamers. Intel NUC PCs are also offered in two configurations; first, NUC8i7HVK, based on the new 8th generation processor along with above said graphics and second, NUC8i7HNK that sports 8th Gen Intel Core processor with the Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics.
Initial news of the latest processors was shared with us back in November, 2017 followed by actual launch at CES 2018. Intel calls it an collective effort to bring together Intel quad-core CPU, Radeon RX Vega M graphics and 4GB of dedicated HBM2 with the help of EMIB technology, a multi-die interconnect bridge between GPU and HBM2 offering great space saving on devices as discrete components can be implemented together. With this extra space saving, companies will be able to produce light and thinner laptops in this year.
Intel dedicated these processors to content creators, gamers and Virtual reality fans. It says new graphics deliver up to three times better frames per second and 40-percent boost in comparison to current discrete graphics on light and thin machines. Intel also claimed 1.6x better productivity, 2.3X faster graphics, and 6.7x faster video transcoding with the new 8th Gen Intel core processors with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics.
In total, it is a suitable offering for game lovers because with better performance and highly improved graphics they will enjoy a mixture of mixed reality and virtual reality while playing games like Vermintide 2 in higher resolutions.
Source : Intel Newsroom