Intel Launches First 10th Gen Intel Core Processors: Redefining the Next Era of Laptop Experiences

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    A photo shows the 10th Gen Intel Core processor on a motherboard. On Aug. 1, 2019, Intel launches 11 new, highly integrated 10th Gen Intel Core processors designed for remarkably sleek 2 in 1s and laptops. (Source: Intel Corporation)

    What's New: Today, Intel officially launched 11 new, highly integrated 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors designed for remarkably sleek 2 in 1s and laptops. The processors bring high-performance artificial intelligence (AI) to the PC at scale, feature new Intel® Iris® Plus graphics for stunning entertainment and enable the best connectivity1 with Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt™ 3. Systems are expected from PC manufacturers for the holiday season.

    "These 10th Gen Intel Core processors shift the paradigm for what it means to deliver leadership in mobile PC platforms. With broad-scale AI for the first time on PCs, an all-new graphics architecture, best-in-class Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt 3 – all integrated onto the SoC, thanks to Intel's 10nm process technology and architecture design – we're opening the door to an entirely new range of experiences and innovations for the laptop."
    –Chris Walker, Intel corporate vice president and general manager of Mobility Client Platforms in the Client Computing Group

    Why It Matters: 10th Gen Intel Core processors are foundational to Intel's journey in enabling uncompromising and workload-optimized PC platforms with performance leadership across all vectors of computing. In addition to performance and responsiveness gains, AI, graphics, connectivity and I/O are optimized on the SoC for a solution that delivers a feature-rich suite of capabilities for OEMs to create laptops for people to watch, game and create more.

    Intelligent performance: 10th Gen Intel Core processors are the first purpose-built processors for AI on thin-and-light laptops and 2 in 1s. They deliver the intelligent performance needed for modern AI-infused applications, with a suite of features and capabilities:

    • Intel® Deep Learning Boost, a new, dedicated instruction set that accelerates neural networks on the CPU for maximum responsiveness in scenarios such as automatic image enhancements, photo indexing and photorealistic effects.
    • Up to 1 teraflop of GPU engine compute for sustained, high-throughput inference applications like video stylization, analytics and real-time video resolution upscaling.
    • Intel® Gaussian & Neural Accelerator (GNA) delivers a dedicated engine for background workloads such as voice processing and noise suppression at ultra-low power, for maximum battery life.

    All-new graphics for stunning entertainment: With double the graphics performance2, 10th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Plus graphics make a reality gaming in 1080p and higher-level content creation, like 4K video editing, quick application of video filters and high-resolution photo processing on the go. Plus:

    • These are the first GPUs from Intel to support VESA's Adaptive Sync* display standard, which enables a smoother gaming experience across games like Dirt Rally 2.0* and Fortnite*.
    • Based on Intel's Gen11 graphics architecture, they are also the industry's first integrated GPU to incorporate variable rate shading for improved rendering performance.
    • With support for the BT.2020* specification, watch 4K HDR video in a billion colors.

    Best connectivity: Increased board integration3 helps PC manufacturers innovate on form factor for sleeker designs with Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) connectivity and up to four Thunderbolt 3 ports — the fastest and most versatile USB-C connector available4.

    Product Line-up:

    Processor Number

    Graphics

    Cores / Threads

    Graphics (EUs)

    Cache

    Nominal TDP/ ConfigUP TDP

    Base Freq (GHz)

    Max Single Core Turbo (GHz)

    Max All Core Turbo (GHz)

    Graphics Max Freq (MHz)

    Intel® DL Boost / Intel® GNA

    U-Series

    Intel® Core™ i7-1068G7

    Intel® Iris® Plus

    4/8

    64

    8MB

    28W

    2.3

    4.1

    3.6

    1.10

    Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7

    Intel® Iris® Plus

    4/8

    64

    8MB

    15W/25W

    1.3

    3.9

    3.5

    1.10

    Intel® Core™ i5-1035G7

    Intel® Iris® Plus

    4/8

    64

    6MB

    15W/25W

    1.2

    3.7

    3.3

    1.05

    Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4

    Intel® Iris® Plus

    4/8

    48

    6MB

    15W/25W

    1.1

    3.7

    3.3

    1.05

    Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1

    Intel® UHD Graphics

    4/8

    32

    6MB

    15W/25W

    1.0

    3.6

    3.3

    1.05

    Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1

    Intel® UHD Graphics

    2/4

    32

    4MB

    15W/25W

    1.2

    3.4

    3.4

    0.90

    Y-Series

    Intel® Core™ i7-1060G7

    Intel® Iris® Plus

    4/8

    64

    8MB

    9W/12W

    1.0

    3.8

    3.4

    1.10

    Intel® Core™ i5-1030G7

    Intel® Iris® Plus

    4/8

    64

    6MB

    9W/12W

    0.8

    3.5

    3.2

    1.05

    Intel® Core™ i5-1030G4

    Intel® Iris® Plus

    4/8

    48

    6MB

    9W/12W

    0.7

    3.5

    3.2

    1.05

    Intel® Core™ i3-1000G4

    Intel® Iris® Plus

    2/4

    48

    4MB

    9W/12W

    1.1

    3.2

    3.2

    0.90

    Intel® Core™ i3-1000G1

    Intel® UHD Graphics

    2/4

    32

    4MB

    9W/12W

    1.1

    3.2

    3.2

    0.90

    All with integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt™ 3

    Intel is also introducing a new processor number naming structure starting with this first set of 10th Gen Intel Core processors. Read more about Intel processor numbers.

    10th gen i7 1065 g7 sku

    10th Gen Intel Core processors, code-named "Ice Lake," are represented by a new processor naming structure indicating generation and the level of graphics performance.

    What's Next: The processors, code-named "Ice Lake," are the first to debut in the 10th Gen Intel Core processor family and will be available in new designs from PC manufacturers for the holiday season. This year at Computex, Intel previewed some of the first systems expected to arrive and on track for verification through the innovation program code-named "Project Athena," including Acer Swift 5*, Dell XPS 13 2-in-1*, HP Envy 13"* and Lenovo S940*.

    Today's announcement is just the beginning. Addressing the increasing diversity of modern computing needs, Intel will announce additional products in the 10th Gen Intel Core mobile processor family. The upcoming processors will deliver increased productivity and performance scaling for demanding, multithreaded workloads, including the flagship built-for-business Intel® vPro™ platform. Expect to hear more details this month.

    More Context: 10th Gen Press Kit | 10th Gen Intel Core Product Brief | 10th Gen Intel Core Press Deck

    The Small Print:

    Intel, Intel Core, Thunderbolt and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

    Performance results are based on testing as of dates shown in configuration and may not reflect all publicly available security updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product or component can be absolutely secure. Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark and MobileMark, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more complete information visit www.intel.com/benchmarks.

    Intel technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No computer system can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at intel.com.

    Intel is a sponsor and member of the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community and was the major developer of the XPRT family of benchmarks. Principled Technologies is the publisher of the XPRT family of benchmarks. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases.

    1Best in Class Wi-Fi 6: Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) products support optional 160 MHz channels, enabling the fastest possible theoretical maximum speeds (2402 Mbps) for typical 2x2 802.11 AX PC Wi-Fi products. Premium Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) products enable 2-4X faster maximum theoretical speeds compared standard 2x2 (1201 Mbps) or 1x1 (600 Mbps) 802.11 AX PC Wi-Fi products, which only support the mandatory requirement of 80 MHz channels.

    2Approx. 2x Ice Lake Graphics Performance: Workload: 3DMark11 v 1.0.132. Intel PreProduction ICL U4+2 15W Configuration (Assumptions):, Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 (ICL-U 4+2) PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Memory: 2x8GB LPDDR4-3733 2Rx8, Storage: Intel® 760p m.2 PCIe NVMe SSD with AHCI Microsoft driver, Display Resolution: 3840×2160 eDP Panel 12.5", OS: Windows* 10 RS5-17763.316, Graphics driver: PROD-H-RELEASES_ICL-PV-2019-04-09-1006832. Vs config – Intel PreProduction WHL U4+2 15W Configuration (Measured), Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-8565U (WHL-U4+2) PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.6 GHz, Memory: 2x8GB DDR4-2400 2Rx8, Storage: Intel® 760p m.2 PCIe NVMe SSD with AHCI Microsoft driver, Display Resolution: 3840×2160 eDP Panel 12.5", OS: Windows* 10 RS4-17134.112., Graphics driver: 100.6195. Measured by Intel as of April 2019.

    3As compared to previous generation Intel Core U/Y-series processors

    4Thunderbolt: As compared to other PC I/O connection technologies including eSATA, USB, and IEEE 1394 Firewire*. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. Must use a Thunderbolt™-enabled device.

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