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Tech & Science Intel and AMD announce first Core i5 and i7 chips with Radeon graphics

09:17  08 january  2018
09:17  08 january  2018 Source:   theverge.com

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Intel and AMD have shown off the first collaboration between the two rival companies: an Intel Core processor with an And now at CES 2018, the first fruits of that partnership have been revealed, in the form of a pair of Intel Core i 5 and i 7 chips powered by discrete AMD Radeon RX Vega M GPUs.

Intel ’s startling marriage with AMD ’s graphics chips has finally borne fruit, as Intel announced five new Core H-series chips that use two variants of The new 8th-generation, quad- core Core i 5 and Core i 7 chips , together with what AMD calls the Radeon RX Vega M GPU, will power laptops from

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Back in November, longtime rivals Intel and AMD shocked the computing world when the two companies announced that they’d be teaming up to create laptop chips that combined Intel’s Core line of processors with AMD’s Radeon graphics.

And now at CES 2018, the first fruits of that partnership have been revealed, in the form of a pair of Intel Core i5 and i7 chips powered by discrete AMD Radeon RX Vega M GPUs. Along with the processor and GPU, each unit also has 4GB of HMB2 VRAM onboard, which Intel says should help drastically save space internally for laptops while increasing battery life.

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Back in November, longtime rivals Intel and AMD shocked the computing world when the two companies announced that they’d be teaming up to create laptop chips that combined Intel ’s Core line of processors with AMD ’s Radeon graphics . And now at CES 2018, the first fruits of that partnership

The fruits of Intel and AMD 's unprecedented partnership are finally here. Intel just unveiled its 8th generation Core CPUs with AMD 's RX Vega M As for the processor portion of these new chips , you'll find them running from 2.8GHz to 3.8GHz with the i 5 -8305G, all the way up to a speedy range of

The new chips are part of Intel’s H-series line of eighth-generation chips, designed to be the most powerful processors that the company offers for laptops. In other words, these are the Intel processors that you’ll see in top-of-the-line gaming laptops and professional machines going forward.

a close up of a computer: <span style=Photo: Dieter Bohn / The Verge" src="/upload/images/real/2018/01/08/a-close-up-of-a-computer-span-style-font-size-13px-photo-dieter-bohn-the-verge-span__604115_.img?content=1" />© Provided by The VergePhoto: Dieter Bohn / The Verge Intel says that gaming should run two to three times faster on the new chips compared to a three-year-old system with an Intel Core i7 chip and an Nvidia GTX 950M GPU, which one would hope would be true after three years.

Intel and AMD have yet to actually announce any laptops from any partners that will be getting the new chips, but given that it’s CES, we’ll hopefully hear more sometime this week.

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Great that AMD sold Intel down the river on Meltdown issue.right about the same time this announcement happened. An Intel and AMD COLLAB? That's the last thing I ever could've expected in the tech world.

Intel announced new Core i 5 and Core i 7 chips with what AMD calls the Radeon RX Vega M GPU Intel announced five new Core H-series chips that use two

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