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New Apple Watch and iPad features enable wellness, fitness, and creativity

Today Apple unveiled Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, two new iPad models, and the first fitness experience built for Apple Watch that brings significant developments in health and wellness features to iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. From innovative chip developments with A14 Bionic to new apps and software, and the debut of Apple One subscription plans, here are some of Apple’s biggest reveals today.

Apple Watch Series 6: Blood Oxygen Sensor and App

Apple Watch Series 6 expands the health capabilities of previous Apple Watch models with a new feature that measures the oxygen saturation of the user’s blood, so they can better understand their overall fitness and wellness. Oxygen saturation, or SpO2, represents the percentage of oxygen being carried by red blood cells from the lungs to the rest of the body, and indicates how well this oxygenated blood is being delivered throughout the body.
A GIF showing the new Blood Oxygen app on Apple Watch Series 6.
All data will be visible in the Health app, and the user will be able to track trends over time to see how their blood oxygen level changes.

Apple Watch SE and Apple Watch Series 6: Always-on Altimeter

The next-generation always-on altimeter provides real-time elevation all day long by using a new, more power-efficient barometric altimeter, along with GPS and nearby Wi-Fi networks. This feature allows for the detection of small elevation changes above ground level, up and down to the measurement of 1 foot, and can be shown as a new watch face complication or workout metric.
Ground elevation displayed on the Apple Watch Series 6.
The always-on altimeter provides real-time elevation all day long.

Family Setup

For the first time, Apple Watch can be set up through a parent’s iPhone with Family Setup, so kids can connect with family and friends through phone calls and Messages, stay motivated with personalized Activity goals, and express their creativity through custom Memoji. Parents have the ability to approve all contacts, so kids can safely use the communication features of Apple Watch.
Family Setup feature displayed on iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch SE, and Apple Watch Series 6.
Family Setup in watchOS 7 brings Apple Watch features to family members who don’t have an iPhone.

Apple Fitness+

Apple Fitness+ intelligently incorporates metrics from Apple Watch for users to visualize right on their iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV, offering a first-of-its-kind personalized workout experience. When a workout is selected and started on any of those devices, the correct workout type will automatically start on Apple Watch. During the session, the metrics from Apple Watch are shown on the screen and come to life for moments of inspiration.
iPhone 11 Pro displaying a studio workout in Apple Fitness+.
The Apple Fitness+ trainers are warm, welcoming specialists in their fields who work together to help people achieve their fitness goals.

Apple One Subscription Plan

Apple One offers customers Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, iCloud, and more in one simple plan. The Apple One Individual plan offers a savings of over $6 per month, while the Family plan offers a savings of over $8 per month, and the Premier plan offers a savings of over $25 per month. Savings are based on standard monthly pricing.
A family shot of MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro.
Starting this fall, customers will be recommended the Apple One plan that saves them the most money based on the subscriptions they already have, so they can get even more for less.

New iPad

For the first time on iPad, the A12 Bionic chip introduces the Neural Engine for next-level machine learning capabilities, including people occlusion and motion tracking in augmented reality (AR) apps, enhanced photo editing, Siri performance, and more.
Photo editing on the new eight-generation iPad.
The new iPad with the A12 Bionic chip performs up to six times faster than the top-selling Chromebook.

New iPad Air

Now available in five gorgeous finishes — including rose gold, green, and sky blue — iPad Air features an all-screen design with a larger 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display, camera and audio upgrades, a new integrated Touch ID sensor in the top button, and the powerful A14 Bionic chip for a massive boost in performance.
A family shot of the new iPad Air in sky blue, green, rose gold, silver, and space gray.
The new iPad Air features a completely new thin and light design in five gorgeous finishes, including sky blue.
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AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Desktop Processors with AMD Radeon Graphics Set to Deliver Breakthrough Performance for Commercial and Consumer Desktop PCs

Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced the world’s first and most advanced 7nm x86 desktop processors with built-in graphics for consumer and commercial PC markets2. The AMD Ryzen™ 4000 Series Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Graphics and the AMD Athlon™ 3000 Series Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Graphics feature the most advanced processor core technology1 on the market combined with the best graphics performance available in a desktop processor.

The new AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors deliver impressive generational leaps in performance3 and amazing power efficiency for consumers, gamers, streamers and creators. Built for modern business PCs, AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Desktop Processors with PRO technologies offer enterprise-class solutions, advanced technology and multi-layered security features. Ryzen 4000 Series Desktop Processors are built on the industry-leading 7nm process and “Zen 2” core architecture, offering unmatched user experiences and power efficiency in the state-of-the art AMD socket AM4 platform.

“AMD is dedicated to continuously pushing the boundaries of processing power and graphics performance to deliver amazing PC experiences for all customers, from mainstream PC users, to gamers, streamers and enterprise users,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, client business unit, AMD. “Today, in association with our longstanding PC partners, we are excited to launch the AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Desktop Processors. The ultimate desktop processors with built-in graphics delivering amazing performance for work or play.”

AMD Ryzen 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors with AMD Radeon Graphics

With responsive performance and flawless visuals with Radeon graphics built-in, consumers can now enjoy enthusiast-level performance for gaming and content creation in AMD Ryzen 4000 G-Series processor powered pre-built desktops without the need for a discrete graphics card. Additionally, the new AMD Athlon™ 3000 G-Series Desktop Processors provide responsive performance and modern features for entry-level PCs using the same “Zen” core architecture and built-in Radeon graphics as the high-performance AMD Ryzen Desktop Processor family.

The AMD Ryzen™ 4700G Desktop Processor offers:

  • Up to 2.5X multi-threaded performance compared to previous generation5
  • Up to 5% greater single-thread performance than the Intel Core i7-97006
  • Up to 31% greater multithreaded performance than the Intel Core i7-97007
  • Up to 202% better graphics performance than the Intel Core i7-97008
MODEL CORES / THREADS TDP

(Watts)

BOOST9/BASE FREQ. (GHz) GPU CORES CACHE (MB)
AMD Ryzen™ 7 4700G 8C/16T 65W Up to 4.4 / 3.6 GHz 8 12 MB
AMD Ryzen™ 7 4700GE 8C/16T 35W Up to 4.3 / 3.1 GHz 8 12 MB
AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600G 6C/12T 65W Up to 4.2 / 3.7 GHz 7 11 MB
AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600GE 6C/12T 35W Up to 4.2 / 3.3 GHz 7 11 MB
AMD Ryzen™ 3 4300G 4C/8T 65W Up to 4.0 / 3.8 GHz 6 6 MB
AMD Ryzen™ 3 4300GE 4C/8T 35W Up to 4.0 / 3.5 GHz 6 6 MB
Athlon™ Gold 3150G 4C / 4T 65W​ 3.9 GHz 3 6 MB
Athlon™ Gold 3150GE 4C / 4T 35W 3.8 GHz 3 6 MB
Athlon™ Silver 3050GE 2C / 4T 35W 3.4 GHz 3 5 MB

 

AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Desktop Processors with PRO technologies

Built for the modern business environment, the new AMD Ryzen PRO 4000 Series and AMD Athlon PRO 3000 Series Desktop Processors offer a new standard for modern business PCs. Featuring advanced performance and modern security features with layers of protection, they are designed to keep up with today’s fast-paced, remote work business environments. With security features such as AMD Memory Guard and AMD Secure Processor alongside seamless manageability features, businesses can rest assured AMD-powered systems are easy to administer on an enterprise-level scale and deliver reliable security features.

The AMD Ryzen PRO 4000 Series Desktop Processors offer:

  • Up to 31% faster performance than the competition9
  • Up to 43% more performance per watt than the competition10
MODEL CORES/

THREADS

TDP

(Watts)

BOOST9/

BASE FREQ. (GHz)

Graphics Cores L2/L3 CACHE (MB)
AMD Ryzen™ 7 PRO 4750G 8C/16T 65W Up to 4.4/3.6 GHz 8 12MB
AMD Ryzen™ 7 PRO 4750GE 8C/16T 35W Up to 4.3/3.1 GHz 8 12MB
AMD Ryzen™ 5 PRO 4650G 6C/12T 65W Up to 4.2/3.7 GHz 7 11MB
AMD Ryzen™ 5 PRO 4650GE 6C/12T 35W Up to 4.2/3.3 GHz 7 11MB
AMD Ryzen™ 3 PRO 4350G 4C/8T 65W Up to 4.0/3.8 GHz 6 6MB
AMD Ryzen™ 3 PRO 4350GE 4C/8T 35W Up to 4.0/3.5 GHz 6 6MB
AMD Athlon™ Gold PRO 3150G 4C/4T 65W Up to 3.9/3.5 GHz 3 6MB
AMD Athlon™ Gold PRO 3150GE 4C/4T 35W Up to 3.8/3.3 GHz 3 6MB
AMD Athlon™ Silver PRO 3125GE 2C/4T 35W Up to 3.4/3.4 GHz 3 5MB

 

Partner Quotes

“Both our consumer and commercial customers expect PCs that deliver a blend of best-in-class performance and value,” said Mike Nash, chief technologist and head of Customer Experience and Portfolio Strategy, HP Inc. “HP offers a comprehensive AMD portfolio that offers incredible processing power and best-in-class integrated graphics across our consumer and gaming PCs as well as flexible functionality and enterprise-grade security in our commercial PCs to keep business users productive everywhere.”

“At Lenovo™, we are always listening to our customers’ pain points for new opportunities to transform how they feel about the PC desktop experience,” said Dilip Bhatia, Chief Customer Experience Officer at Lenovo. “Our IdeaCentre™ and ThinkCentre™ series serve our widest range of consumer and commercial customers for a reason, every desktop user wants smoother performance, more storage for files, and reliable graphics whether they’re working from home or at the office—but they also want sleek style. By bringing the speed of next-level AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors to our unique and more compact designs in several form factors, we are delivering more choice for better experiences without sacrificing style. The upgraded Lenovo IdeaCentre 5 with soft textured slide design is powered by AMD Ryzen 4700G Desktop Processor with Radeon Graphics options to provide the speed you need for premium entertainment and productivity tasks, while running cool and quiet. Featuring Ryzen PRO 4000 Series Desktop Processors, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M75t, M75s and M75q business PCs will be updated later this fall. The new desktops provide the flexibility of different form factors with layers of modern security features and manageability solutions for simpler deployment and IT management.”

Availability

The Ryzen 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors are expected to be available in systems from OEM partners including Lenovo and HP starting in Q3 2020. The Ryzen PRO 4000 Series Desktop Processors will be available from SIs at launch on July 21st , and are expected in systems from OEM partners starting later this fall. The Ryzen 4000 G-Series, Athlon 3000 G-Series, Ryzen PRO 4000 Series and Athlon PRO 3000 Series Desktop Processors are exclusively available from SIs and OEM partners.

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Giant Step into the Future’: NVIDIA CEO Unveils GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs

A decade ago, GPUs were judged on whether they could power through Crysis. How quaint.

The latest NVIDIA Ampere GPU architecture, unleashed in May to power the world’s supercomputers and hyperscale data centers, has come to gaming.

And with NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang on Tuesday unveiling the new GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs, it’s delivering NVIDIA’s “greatest generational leap in company history.”

The GeForce RTX 30 Series, NVIDIA’s second-generation RTX GPUs, deliver up to 2x the performance and 1.9x the power efficiency over previous-generation GPUs.

“If the last 20 years was amazing, the next 20 will seem like nothing short of science fiction,” Huang said, speaking from the kitchen of his Silicon Valley home. Today’s NVIDIA Ampere launch is “a giant step into the future,” he added.

In addition to the trio of new GPUs — the flagship GeForce RTX 3080, the GeForce RTX 3070 and the “ferocious” GeForce RTX 3090 — Huang introduced a slate of new tools for GeForce gamers.

They include NVIDIA Reflex — which makes competitive gamers quicker, NVIDIA Omniverse Machinima — for those using real-time computer graphics engines to create movies, and NVIDIA Broadcast — which harnesses AI to build virtual broadcast studios for streamers.

Up Close and Personal

A pair of demos tell the tale. In May, we released a demo called Marbles — featuring the world’s first fully path-traced photorealistic real-time graphics.

Chock-full of reflections, textures and light sources, the demo is basically a movie that’s rendered in real time as a marble rolls through an elaborate workshop rich with different materials and textures. It’s a stunningly realistic environment.

In May, Huang showed Marbles running on our top-end Turing architecture-based Quadro RTX 8000 graphics card at 25 frames per second at 720p resolution. An enhanced version of the demo, Marbles at Night, running on NVIDIA Ampere, runs at 30 fps at 1440p.

More telling is a demo that can’t be shown remotely — gameplay running at 60 fps on an 8K LG OLED TV — because video-streaming services don’t support that level of quality.

The GeForce RTX 3090 is the world’s first GPU able to play blockbuster games at 60 fps in 8K resolution, which is 4x the pixels of 4K and 16x the pixels of 1080p.

We showed it to a group of veteran streamers in person to get their reactions as they played through some of latest games.

“You can see wear and tear on the treads,” one said, tilting his head to the side and eyeing the screen in amazement.

“This feels like a Disneyland experience,” another added.

Gamers Battle COVID-19

Huang started his news-packed talk by thanking the more than one million gamers who pooled their GPUs through Folding@Home to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The result was 2.8 exaflops of computing power, 5x the processing power of the world’s largest supercomputer, Huang said, capturing the moment the virus infects a human cell.

“Thank you all for joining this historic fight,” Huang said.

RTX a “Home Run”

For 40 years, since NVIDIA researcher Turner Whitted published his groundbreaking paper on ray tracing, computer science researchers have chased the dream of creating super-realistic virtual worlds with real-time ray tracing, Huang said.

NVIDIA focused intense effort over the past 10 years to realize real-time ray tracing on a large scale. At the SIGGRAPH graphics conference two years ago, NVIDIA unveiled the first NVIDIA RTX GPU.

Based on NVIDIA’s Turing architecture, it combined programmable shaders, RT Cores to accelerate ray-triangle and ray-bounding-box intersections, and the Tensor Core AI processing pipeline.

“Now, two years later, it is clear we have reinvented computer graphics,” Huang said, citing support from all major 3D APIs, tools and game engines, noting that hundreds of RTX-enabled games are now in development. “RTX is a home run,” he said.

Just ask your kids, if you can tear them away from their favorite games for a moment.

Fortnite, from Epic Games, is the latest global sensation to turn on NVIDIA RTX real-time ray-tracing technology, Huang announced.

Now Minecraft and Fortnite, two of the most popular games in the world, have RTX On.

No kid will miss the significance of these announcements.

A Giant Leap in Performance 

The NVIDIA Ampere architecture, the second generation of RTX GPUs, “is a giant leap in performance,” Huang said.

Built on a custom 8N manufacturing process, the flagship GeForce RTX 3080 has 28 billion transistors. It connects to Micron’s new GDDR6X memory — the fastest graphics memory ever made.

“The days of just relying on transistor performance scaling is over,” Huang said.

GeForce RTX 3080: The New Flagship

Starting at $699, the RTX 3080 is the perfect mix of fast performance and cutting-edge capabilities, leading Huang to declare it NVIDIA’s “new flagship GPU.”

Designed for 4K gaming, the RTX 3080 features high-speed GDDR6X memory running at 19Gbps, resulting in performance that outpaces the RTX 2080 Ti by a wide margin.

It’s up to 2X faster than the original RTX 2080. It consistently delivers more than 60 fps at 4K resolution — with RTX ON.

GeForce RTX 3070: The Sweet Spot

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang introducing the GeForce RTX 3070.
NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang introducing the GeForce RTX 3070.

Making more power available to more people is the RTX 3070, starting at $499.

And it’s faster than the $1,200 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti — at less than half the price.

The RTX 3070 hits the sweet spot of performance for games running with eye candy turned up.

GeForce RTX 3090: A Big, Ferocious GPU

At the apex of the lineup is the RTX 3090. It’s the fastest GPU ever built for gaming and creative types and is designed to power next-generation content at 8K resolution.

“There is clearly a need for a giant GPU that is available all over the world,” Huang said. “So, we made a giant Ampere.”

And the RTX 3090 is a giant of a GPU. Its Herculean 24GB of GDDR6X memory running at 19.5Gbps can tackle the most challenging AI algorithms and feed massive data-hungry workloads for true 8K gaming.

“RTX 3090 is a beast — a big ferocious GPU,” Huang said. “A BFGPU.”

At 4K it’s up to 50 percent faster than the TITAN RTX before it.

It even comes with silencer — a three-slot, dual-axial, flow-through design — up to 10x quieter and keeps the GPU up to 30 degrees C cooler than the TITAN RTX.

“The 3090 is so big that for the very first time, we can play games at 60 frames per second in 8K,” Huang said. “This is insane.”

Faster Reflexes with NVIDIA Reflex

For the 75 percent of GeForce gamers who play esports, Huang announced the release of this month of NVIDIA Reflex with our Game Ready Driver.

In Valorant, a fast-paced action game, for example, Huang showed a scenario where an opponent, traveling at 1,500 pixels per second, is only visible for 180 milliseconds.

But a typical gamer has a reaction time of 150 ms — from photon to action. “You can only hit the opponent if your PC adds less than 30 ms,” Huang explained.

Yet right now, most gamers have latencies greater than 30 ms — many up to 100 ms, Huang noted.

NVIDIA Reflex optimizes the rendering pipeline across CPU and GPU to reduce latency by up to 50 ms, he said.

“Over 100 million GeForce gamers will instantly become more competitive,” Huang said.

Turn Any Room into a Broadcast Studio

For live streamers, Huang announced NVIDIA Broadcast. It transforms standard webcams and microphones into smart devices to turn “any room into a broadcast studio,” Huang said.

It does this with effects like Audio Noise Removal, Virtual Background Effects — whether for graphics or video — and Webcam Auto Framing, giving you a virtual cameraperson.

NVIDIA Broadcast runs AI algorithms trained by deep learning on NVIDIA’s DGX supercomputer — one of the world’s most potent.

“These AI effects are amazing,” Huang said.

NVIDIA Broadcast will be available for download in September and runs on any RTX GPU, Huang said.

Omniverse Machinima

For those now using video games to create movies and shorts — an art form known as Machinima — Huang introduced NVIDIA Omniverse Machinima, based on the Omniverse 3D workflow collaboration platform.

With Omniverse Machinima, creators can use their webcam to drive an AI-based pose-estimator to animate characters. Drive face animation AI with your voice. Add high-fidelity physics like particles and fluids. Make materials physically accurate.

When done with your composition and mixing, you can even render film-quality cinematics with your RTX GPU, Huang said.

The beta will be available in October. Sign up at nvidia.com/machinima.

Nothing Short of Science Fiction

Wrapping up, Huang noted that it’s been 20 years since the NVIDIA GPU introduced programmable shading. “The GPU revolutionized modern computer graphics,” Huang said.

Now the second-generation NVIDIA RTX — fusing programmable shading, ray tracing and AI — gives us photorealistic graphics and the highest frame rates simultaneously, Huang said.

“I can’t wait to go forward 20 years to see what RTX started,” Huang said.

“In this future, GeForce is your holodeck, your lightspeed starship, your time machine,” Huang said. “In this future, we will look back and realize that it started here.”

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Intel Launches World’s Best Processor for Thin-and-Light Laptops: 11th Gen Intel Core

More than 150 Designs in Development, Including 20 Verified Under New Intel Evo Platform Brand

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intel launches 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics, the world’s best processors for thin-and-light laptops1, delivering up to 2.7x faster content creation2, more than 20% faster office productivity3 and more than 2x faster gaming plus streaming4 in real-world workflows over competitive products.
  • Intel® Evo™ platform brand introduced for designs based on 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics and verified through the Project Athena innovation program’s second-edition specification and key experience indicators (KEIs).
  • More than 150 designs based on 11th Gen Intel Core processors are expected from Acer, Asus, Dell, Dynabook, HP, Lenovo, LG, MSI, Razer, Samsung and others.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 – Intel today unleashed a new era of laptop performance with the launch of its next-generation mobile PC processors and the evolution of its broad ecosystem partnerships that are propelling the mobile PC industry forward. New 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics (code-named “Tiger Lake”) are the world’s best processors for thin-and-light laptops with unmatched capabilities for real-world productivity, collaboration, creation, gaming and entertainment across Windows and ChromeOS-based laptops.

Leveraging Intel’s new SuperFin process technology, 11th Gen Intel Core processors optimize power efficiency with leading performance and responsiveness while running at significantly higher frequencies versus prior generations. More than 150 designs based on 11th Gen Intel Core processors are expected from partners including Acer, Asus, Dell, Dynabook, HP, Lenovo, LG, MSI, Razer, Samsung and others.

More: 11th Gen Intel Core and Intel Evo Launch (Press Kit)

 

Intel also introduced the Intel Evo platform brand for laptop designs verified to the second edition specification and KEIs of the Project Athena innovation program. Based on 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics, devices featuring the Intel Evo badge are verified to be the best laptops for getting things done5. More than 20 verified designs are expected this year.

“11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics are a major leap forward in real-world processor performance and are the best laptop processors we have built,” said Gregory Bryant, Intel executive vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group. “From productivity and content creation to entertainment and gaming, when you pick a system powered by 11th Gen Intel Core – especially one of our new Intel Evo co-engineered and verified designs – you know you are getting the best laptop experience possible.”

Introducing Intel Evo

Intel continues to lead the PC ecosystem in driving innovation across the platform to deliver the best computing experiences possible. The new Intel Evo platform brand represents the best laptops designed to help you focus and get things done no matter where you are. Based on 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics and verified to the second edition specification and key experience indicators of Project Athena under an intensified testing methodology, Intel and its co-engineering partners are once again raising the bar for laptop experiences.

By measuring workflows under real-world conditions for consistent performance and battery life together, Intel’s unique testing and measurement methodology provides a preview into how a laptop will perform each day. Only the laptop designs that consistently meet or beat the KEIs and specification are verified to use the Intel Evo badge. KEI targets are minimums and include:

  • Consistent responsiveness on battery6
  • System wake from sleep in less than 1 second
  • Nine or more hours of real-world battery life on systems with FHD displays7
  • Fast charging with up to a four-hour charge in under 30 minutes on systems with FHD displays8

Intel Evo platforms also feature best-in-class wired and wireless connectivity9 with integrated Thunderbolt™ 4 universal cable connectivity and Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), as well as premium audio, webcam and display, all wrapped in sleek thin-and-light form factors for a premium experience. For highlights of the second edition target specification and the verification process, see the Intel Evo fact sheet.

11th Gen Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe Graphics

11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics are the world’s best processors for thin-and-light laptops across both Windows and ChromeOS. They represent Intel’s most ambitious system-on-chip (SoC), delivering more than a generational leap in performance and the best experiences for U-series laptops in productivity, creation, gaming, entertainment and collaboration. A broad range of integrated features fuel the best thin-and-light platforms available with optimized CPU, GPU, artificial intelligence (AI) acceleration, software optimization and platform capabilities that maximize real-world performance on the applications and features people use the most:

  • Rich collaboration: 11th Gen processors are the best for collaboration with more immersive and personal AI-enhanced experiences, including enhanced audio with CPU offload for background noise suppression via Intel Gaussian and Neural Accelerator 2.0 (Intel GNA), AI-accelerated background blur and video super-resolution, the latest video decode and integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) – the best Wi-Fi technology for video conferencing10 – all on a thin-and-light PC.
  • Leadership productivity performance: More than 20% faster office productivity versus competitive products and on workflows that reflect how people use their laptops every day. Integrated Thunderbolt 4 capabilities also enable up to four ports for connecting to a universe of peripherals and single-cable access to fast-charging, external monitors and extended storage.
  • Advanced content creation: Up to 2.7x faster real-world photo editing and up to 2x faster real-world video editing11 versus competitive products, in addition to support for 8K HDR displays and up to four simultaneous 4K HDR displays.
  • Immersive entertainment: 11th Gen Intel Core processors are the first in the industry with hardware-supported Dolby Vision, delivering more immersive content experiences and improving system-level power by approximately 20% versus the previous generation, translating to more than an hour of additional video streaming on battery12.
  • New gaming experiences: With up to 2x game performance over the previous generation13, play Borderlands 3, Far Cry New Dawn, Hitman 2 and other popular game titles for the first time at 1080p on Intel’s integrated graphics. Share your success with friends with ability to game plus stream more than 2x faster than competitive products. All of this on integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics and in a thin-and-light design.

“The new 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Iris Xe graphics are delivering incredible performance and responsiveness to enable Windows customers around the world to be more productive and have fun today and in the future,” said Panos Panay, chief product officer at Microsoft.

“Based on extensive and deep collaboration between Intel and Google, we’re able to optimize the user experience, and we are thrilled to be bringing the next-generation of Chromebooks to market powered by 11th Gen Intel Core,” said John Solomon, vice president of ChromeOS.

Integrated and Optimized to Enable the Best Thin-and-Light Platforms

As detailed at Architecture Day 2020, new Willow Cove CPU and Intel® Xe graphics architectures on Intel’s new SuperFin process technology push the envelope on frequency – up to 4.8 GHz – improving power efficiency while enabling specialized compute engines, accelerators and software optimizations to be integrated on the SoC. 11th Gen Intel Core processors deliver the best combination of the innovative compute engines needed for real-life workloads, including:

  • New Intel Iris Xe graphics outperform 90% of the discrete graphics paired in this segment14 and offer up to 96 EUs and up to 16MB of L3 cache.
  • The first instruction set for neural network inferencing on integrated graphics with Intel® DL Boost: DP4a and the first with native support for INT8 data type, delivering up to 5x better AI performance15.
  • Hardware-hardened security with integrated Intel® Control Flow Enforcement Technology (CET) and Intel® Total Memory Encryption.
  • Support for the high-performance AV1 CODEC that enables power-efficient support for 4K, even in constrained bandwidth environments.
  • The first with image processing solution enabling vision sensing and adaptive dimming.
  • Best-in-class Thunderbolt 4 connectivity, including support for up to four ports with universal cable connectivity for charging, data and video.
  • The first mobile client SoC with CPU-attached PCIe Gen 4 interface and with up to four lanes.

With scalable performance across the 7- to 28-watt thermal envelope, nine processor configurations across two package designs for form factor flexibility and up to 4.8 GHz turbo frequency, 11th Gen Intel Core processors provide the single core speed crucial for advanced workloads on thin-and-light laptops.

Processor Number Graphics Cores / Threads Graphics (EUs) Cache Memory Operating Range Base Freq (GHz) Max Single Core Turbo (GHz, up to) Max All Core Turbo (GHz, up to) Graphics Max Freq (GHz, up to) Intel® DL Boost /Intel® GNA 2.0
UP3 Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7 Intel Iris Xe 4/8 96 12MB DDR4-3200LPDDR4x-4266 12-28W 3.0 4.8 4.3 1.35
Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 Intel Iris Xe 4/8 96 12MB DDR4-3200LPDDR4x-4266 12-28W 2.8 4.7 4.1 1.30
Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 Intel Iris Xe 4/8 80 8MB DDR4-3200LPDDR4x-4266 12-28W 2.4 4.2 3.8 1.30
Intel® Core™ i3-1125G4 Intel UHD Graphics 4/8 48 8MB DDR4-3200LPDDR4x-3733 12-28W 2.0 3.7 3.3 1.25
Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4 Intel UHD Graphics 2/4 48 6MB DDR4-3200LPDDR4x-3733 12-28W 3.0 4.1 4.1 1.25
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UP4 Intel® Core™ i7-1160G7 Intel Iris Xe 4/8 96 12MB LPDDR4x-4266 7-15W 1.2 4.4 3.6 1.1
Intel® Core™ i5-1130G7 Intel Iris Xe 4/8 80 8MB LPDDR4x-4266 7-15W 1.1 4.0 3.4 1.1
Intel® Core™ i3-1120G4 Intel UHD Graphics 4/8 48 8MB LPDDR4x-4266 7-15W 1.1 3.5 3.0 1.1
Intel® Core™ i3-1110G4 Intel UHD Graphics 2/4 48 6MB LPDDR4x-4266 7-15W 1.8 3.9 3.9 1.1

 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.

Performance results are based on testing as of dates shown in configurations and may not reflect all publicly available ​updates.  See www.intel.com/11thgen and www.intel.com/Evo for configuration details.  No product or component can be absolutely secure.

Your costs and results may vary.

Intel technologies may require enabled hardware, software or service activation.

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1 As measured by industry benchmarks, Representative Usage Guide testing, and unique features of the Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7 processor, including in comparison to AMD Ryzen 7 4800U, across 5 key usages:  productivity, creation, gaming, collaboration, and entertainment. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit www.intel.com/11thgen.

2 As measured by Content Creation: Photo Editing workflow

3 As measured by Productivity: Microsoft Office 365 workflow

4 As measured by Gaming: Game and Stream workflow

5 Measured by Project Athena laptop innovation program Key Experience Indicators and 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor Representative Usage Guides. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit www.intel.com/Evo and www.intel.com/11thGen.

6 Measured speed of premium Windows OS-based design while performing 25 workflows predictive of performance under a typical-use environment comprising multiple cloud-based and local apps and web pages including Google Chrome, Google G-Suite, Microsoft Office 365, YouTube and Zoom. Testing as of August 2020 conducted on laptops on DC battery ≥30%, connected to 802.11 wireless, and with shipped hardware configurations including Windows 10 and 250-nit screen brightness.

7 Time taken to drain from 100% to critical battery level while performing workflows under a typical-use environment, comprising multiple cloud-based and local apps and web pages including Google Chrome, Google G-Suite, Microsoft Office 365, YouTube and Zoom. Testing as of August 2020 conducted on laptops connected to 802.11 wireless, and with shipped hardware configurations including Windows 10 and 250-nit screen brightness.

8 Minimum charge attained in 30-minute window while powered off from OEM-default shutdown level. Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors.  Testing as of August 2020.

9 Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) products enable the fastest possible maximum speed for typical laptop Wi-Fi products. Thunderbolt™ 4 is the fastest port available on a laptop, at 40 Gb/s, as compared to other laptop 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.

10 As measured by OTA (Over the Air) Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) vs. Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) NB client Skype video conferencing test data, obtained in standard corporate IT 20 MHz and 40 MHz network deployment scenarios. See www.intel.com/11thgen for configuration details

11 As measured by Content Creation: Video Editing workflow

12 Intel estimates approximately 20% of system level power savings comparing VEBox enabled 4K24fps Dolby Vision playback on a TGL Core™ i7-1185G7 reference design vs. a similarly configured ICL Core™ i7-1065G7 reference design, translating into more than one hour of additional Dolby Vision content viewing time on the TGL Core™ i7-1185G7 design with a 40WHr battery. Testing as of August 2020.

13 As measured by Gears Tactics (1080p Medium with variable rate shading enabled) on 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7 Processor vs 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7U Processor

14 Based on market analysis of discrete graphics paired with U-series, sold in the past 12 months

15 As measured by MLPerf v0.5 Inference with Offline Scenario using OpenVINO 2020.2 framework Closed ResNet50-v1.5 offline int8 GPU (Batch=32) on 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7 Processor vs OpenVINO 2020.2 framework Closed ResNet50-v1.5 offline FP32 GPU (Batch=32)

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