Rumor has it that Intel will refresh its lineup of Bay Trail mobile chips later this month. But what does the chipmaker have up its sleeve after that?
According to CNet News, Intel revealed a few early details about the successor to Bay Trail at a conference in China this week (presumably IDF in Shenzhen). That successor is code-named Braswell, and it will allegedly deliver "better performance and power efficiency" than the Bay Trail chips found in today's Chromebooks and "sub-$500 Windows PCs."
It doesn't sound like Intel revealed much else, except for the fact that Braswell will be a system-on-a-chip (just like Bay Trail) and will be based on the company's 14-nm fab process. Intel will also use that process to manufacture its upcoming Broadwell processors, which should hit desktops and notebooks later this year. There's apparently no word yet on when Braswell will come out.
|G.Skill KM560 MX keyboard drops the numpad||6|
|Rumor: Acer Triton 700 may use an unreleased Pascal GPU||16|
|Silverstone Vital VT02 could hold a Core i7 in under two liters||4|
|Galax and KFA2 induct the GTX 1080 Ti into the Hall of Fame||19|
|Acer's Aspire GX-281 lineup brings Ryzen to the masses||13|
|Deals of the week: discounts on CPUs, mobos, and more||8|
|Asetek gets $600,000 from Cooler Master in AIO cooler patent spat||14|
|Acer Predator Triton and Helios laptops are ready for serious play||12|
|Intel enjoys healthy revenue and profits for Q1 2017||28|