Intel launches five Core chips with Radeon graphics from rival AMD
Intel unveils the speeds, feeds, and prices of the 8th-gen Intel Core with Radeon RX Vega M graphics. The five new chips will appear in notebooks from Dell and HP, plus new Intel NUCS.
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 AMD “Vega M” GPU. The combination of Intel and AMD technology should outperform a last- gen system with a discrete Nvidia chip, Intel says.
You can jump straight to our performance section on page 21 to learn more about Intel’s claims.
The new 8th-generation, quad-core Core i5 and Core i7 chips, together with what
AMD calls the Radeon RX Vega M GPU, will power laptops from Dell and HP. They’ll also appear in new Intel-branded “Hades Canyon” NUCS, with prices beginning at $799 and $999, Intel said.
Intel’s announcement at CES adds a significant amount of detail to the bombshell AMD and Intel dropped in November ( go. pcworld.com/dr0p). Intel’s overarching goal with its Core/radeon combination has been to deliver a gaming PC with great VR