“Intel is expected to announce its fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell for laptops and desktops in June, but the company is already releasing teasers that talk about their performance,” Agam Shah reports for IDG News Service.
“The Haswell laptop chip will deliver up to twice the graphics performance compared to third-generation Core processors code-named Ivy Bridge, according to a slide deck released by Intel on Wednesday,” Shah reports. “The company is claiming graphics performance improvement of close to three times for Haswell desktop chips. The graphics capabilities in Haswell will enable high-definition gaming and video playback, which will reduce the need for separate graphics cards.”
Shah reports, “Intel is expected to announce the Haswell chips at the Computex trade show in early June. PC makers are expected to show laptops, desktops and tablets running on Haswell chips at the trade show, which will be held in Taipei between June 4 and 8. Intel has said that Haswell-based laptops may be released around the middle of this year… Haswell will also deliver double the performance on the same power consumption compared to Ivy Bridge chips… The Haswell chip will enable laptops to play 4K video… ”
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