Intel CPU Announcements

Intel Announces Four New Processor Families at CES 2021 (thanks Hypothermia). Interestingly, they refer to their new desktop CPUs as targeting business, while the gaming CPUs they tout for gaming are mobile processors. Here's word on their gaming plans:
New Line of 11th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series Mobile Processors for the Best Gaming Platforms
Intel launched a new line of 11th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile processors for gaming that extends the 11th Gen mobile family of products and pushes the limits of what’s possible for enthusiast-level gaming in laptops as thin as 16 millimeters. Led by the Intel® Core™ i7 Special Edition 4-core processor with up to 5 gigahertz (GHz) Turbo, these H35 processors are specifically targeted for ultraportable gaming. They feature new Gen 4 PCIE architecture for connecting to latest discrete graphics and deliver amazingly low latency and immersive game play on the go. At CES, Acer, ASUS, MSI and Vaio announced new systems powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core H35-series processor for ultraportable gaming, with more than 40 designs from top manufacturing partners launching in the first half of 2021.

For mobile enthusiasts who want desktop-caliber gaming and creation performance, Intel also announced an 8-core processor that will start shipping later this quarter. This platform is unique in the industry with features that would normally only be found in high-end desktop systems – including up to 5GHz, 20 lanes of PCIe Gen 4.0 architecture for fastest storage and discrete graphics, and Intel® Killer™ Wi-fi 6E (Gig+).
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Simon Says wrote on Jan 12, 2021, 12:48:
Cutter wrote on Jan 12, 2021, 11:41:
Is Intel throwing in the towel?

For now they don't really have a choice, they've squeezed all they could out of that 14nm+++++∞ cow and 10nm still isn't ready for prime time...

And they just announced they would manufacture their GPUs on TSMC's 7nm+:

Well my son couldn't wait any longer, we still went intel because you can't get current gen AMD. 10600K for him, that is still plenty strong. I can assure the audience that was not the plan, this was supposed to be a 5600x.

In sports and now in tech, availability is a great ability.

As for sockets, for a lot of us, does it even matter? Are we really upgrading CPU's all that often? If you are, sure, but it you wait like 5+ I would just expect a whole new bottom end.

This comment was edited on Jan 12, 2021, 22:04.
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