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Intel announces Comet Lake, a faster, 10th-gen Whiskey Lake chip for mainstream laptops

Posted On: Aug 21, 2019   |   Posted By: PC World

Intel announces Comet Lake, a faster, 10th-gen Whiskey Lake chip for mainstream laptops

Intel's Comet Lake 10th-gen Core chips reveal what Intel was alluding to a few weeks ago: It's shipping a replacement for the 8th-gen Whiskey Lake mobile processors currently powering most notebook PCs, with a new memory controller and substantially faster clock speeds. Comet Lake is actually more like than unlike Whiskey Lake. Both chips use Whiskey Lake's 14nm CPU architecture. Comet Lake is clocked faster, yet it still remains within roughly the same thermal constraints. Both families primarily use four cores and eight threads, though Comet Lake adds a single six-core option. Nevertheless, Intel is positioning Comet Lake as a 10th-gen chip, in the same family as its recently-introduced Ice Lake. To read this article in full,

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