Thin and light computers will eventually break through the 5GHz barrier through Intel’s latest flagship 11th-generation U-series chips. In Intel’s Computex keynote speech tonight, it was announced that due to Intel’s Turbo Boost Max 3.0, Core i7-1195G7 will be able to reach 5GHz on a single core. And, as part of this minor update, the company also released the i5-1155G7, which has some improvements in speed compared to the previous high-end i5. Usually, we hope that Intel will have bigger news on Computex, but this year’s virtual event was not as impressive as the usual Taipei technology event. (At least something, I really miss the Computex event in late 2020. )
In addition to reaching a frequency of 5GHz, the new processor has not brought many surprises. 1195G7 still has four cores and eight threads, and has 96 Intel Xe graphics cores, such as 1185G7. Basically, they are a way of doing a small upgrade to the PC that will be launched this fall.The 11th generation U series is Officially launched in September last year, So having newer hardware can help Intel better compete with it AMD’s ultra-portable 5000 series chips.
Intel also announced its first 5G M.2 module, which is Joint development with MediaTek Rear Intel sells its 5G assets to Apple. It is creatively called the “Intel 5G Solution 5000”, and it will make it easier for PC manufacturers to plug this wireless technology into their upcoming laptops. The module will support spectrum slower than 6GHz and will appear in notebook computers from Acer, ASUS, HP and other companies later this year.
Intel claims that there will be more than 30 designs in use by 2022. However, in view of the slow launch of 5G in the United States and even most parts of the world, it is unclear whether ordinary consumers will really require 5G to be built into their PCs before next year. (For professional clients, the situation may be very different, but I bet they will get better service Fast millimeter wave 5G)
In the shortest sense, Intel also previewed its new 11th-generation NUC (Next Generation Computing Unit) micro-desktop at the Computex briefing. PCMag report It will be the first NUC to support full-size video cards, making it more NUC 9 limit We conducted a review last year. This model can only accommodate a smaller 8-inch GPU, but due to its compact size, this seems to be a good compromise. As the NUC becomes larger and larger, there are fewer and fewer differences from other small PC designs.
NUC 11 Extreme will be powered by the 11th generation H series CPU, so we expect the platform upgrades that come with this chip, such as PCI Express 4.0 speed and Wi-Fi 6E. As this is just a tease, there are no price or availability details.
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