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Intel 12th-gen Core H-series processors announced for the next-gen gaming laptops

Intel is expanding its 12th-gen Alder Lake portfolio in a big way in 2022. The Alder Lake-S desktop family now has as many as 22 new SKUs including both mainstream as well as entry-level parts. The company didn't show much love to the laptop space last year with its initial Alder Lake rollout, but that's...

Intel 12th-gen Alder Lake desktop processor family updated with 22 new SKUs

Intel announced its first 12th-gen Core processors as a part of its new Alder Lake family last year. These chips are built on the Intel 7 node and offer the company's new hybrid technology with P-cores and E-cores. Today, Intel is expanding its Alder Lake portfolio by announcing the launch of new processors. The 12th-gen...

Intel unveils 12th-gen P- and U-series CPU SKUs for ultrabooks and convertibles

Today at CES, Intel's focus was mostly on its S-series processors - which are for desktop PCs - and H-series CPUs - which are mostly for gaming laptops and mobile workstations. It also offered up some details of the new generation of U-series chips, along with the all-new P-series. As the firm has detailed in...

Intel employees without a COVID-19 vaccine will be put on unpaid leave

Intel has begun warning employees that they have to get a COVID-19 vaccine before January 4th in order to keep working at the company. As reported by The Oregonian, Intel workers who refuse to get vaccinated without getting an exemption will be on unpaid leave starting in April. The measure comes as a result of federal...

These are the best Intel CPUs you can buy in 2022

The CPU, or central processing unit, is one of the most important components of a PC. Choosing the right processor is a complex decision to make, but let it be known that buying the best CPUs is crucial as it plays an intricate role in deciding how well your PC performs in different workloads, how...

Intel Core i5-12600K and Core i9-12900K review: Alder Lake is a total game-changer

Last week, Intel announced its 12th-generation processors, codenamed Alder Lake. After six generations (yes, six) of using 14nm nodes, the company made a radical change in the architecture. In fact, this could be the biggest change since Intel adopted AMD's 64-bit architecture that was based on x86. On top of being built on the new Intel 7...

Intel announces 12th-gen desktop processors with hybrid architecture

Today, Intel is announcing its first 12th-gen Core processors, and there's a lot to unpack here. They're built on the Intel 7 node, which was previously called Enhanced SuperFin. But the most notable change is that they use Intel's hybrid technology, offering both big and little cores. The idea of having powerful cores and efficient cores...

Intel’s developer guide confirms Alder Lake-P series mobile chips with up to 14 cores

It's no secret that Intel's next-gen Alder Lake processors will feature Efficient (E) and Performance (P) cores. As we detailed back in August, it's an approach similar to how smartphone processors work. Intel has now confirmed that the Alder Lake mobile chips will feature up to 14 cores. They'll be distributed between efficient and performance...

Today only: Get up to 30% off on PC components from Intel, AMD, and more

There's no better feeling than finding a great deal on PC components when you're planning a new build, or simply craving a spec-bump. Lucky for you, Amazon is offering up to 30% off on a range of PC components including processors, motherboards, and more. Not all the deals are worth scratching your head over, which...

Qualcomm vs Intel vs AMD Chromebook: A detailed comparison

Chromebooks come in a variety of configurations. One aspect you might not consider when buying a new Chromebook is the processor. While processor speed and benchmarks are all the rage for many PC users, those looking for a Chromebook typically give these things less weight. That doesn't mean raw processing power isn't important. If you...

This Week in Tech: Use your face to control your phone, Windows 11 Paint app, Intel Arc, and more

A lot happened in the tech world this past week. Google launched the Pixel 5a, we spotted a cool new accessibility feature in Android, Samsung executives addressed the ads situation in One UI, Microsoft showed off the new Paint app for Windows 11, and much more. In case you missed any of our coverage, here's...

Intel Arc is the company’s new brand for dedicated graphics

Today, Intel announced the branding for its upcoming dedicated graphics cards. They're going to arrive under the Intel Arc banner, and as we already knew, they'll be based on the Iris Xe HPG architecture. That's different from the Iris Xe LP that's found in ultrabooks and even in the Iris Xe Max dedicated graphics. Indeed, while...