Intel 8th Gen Kaby Lake Refresh Mobile Parts Launched

Intel has unveiled their third processor line in 2017 after Kaby Lake and Skylake-X. This time, we have the new 8th generation Kaby Lake refresh mobile family of processors, starting with four CPU’s in the 15W family. The most important difference with the previous line is undoubtedly the doubling of the core count and thread count. These  processors have been made on a highly optimised 14nm node, which Intel terms as 14nm++. This allows for a very high peak clock speed in spite of having high core counts, within a…

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The Nvidia GTX 1080M Has Surfaced

      Hot on the heels of Nvidia’s 10 series graphics cards rolling out to anxious customers across the world, Swedish notebook manufacture Ivy have listed what appears to be a premium gaming notebook brandishing the supposed GTX 1080M, a mobile variant of the Nvidia GTX 1080 graphics card.      True to the nature of mobile variants, the 1080M is an 8GB GDDR5 GPU and no GDDR5X is in sight, with the former’s CUDA core count said to be significantly lower than its desktop counterpart. What are the…

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