The puzzle in this case is Intel’s Core X-series desktop processor family, introduced at the Computex show this past May.
Earlier this week, Intel announced that it’s now shipping to ecosystem partners the last 3 models of the Core X-series line: the Intel Core i9-7940X, Intel Core i9-7960X and Intel Core i9-7980XE Extreme Edition.
Intel this week announced the second group of 8th Gen Intel Core “Coffee Lake” processors and set sales to begin on Oct. 5.
The new CPUs are officially known as the 8th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor Family. They’re aimed at PC enthusiasts — gamers, content creators and overclockers.
Hurricane Harvey carved a path of destruction in Texas in late August, resulting in 81 fatalities and damage to nearly 700 businesses.
We wanted to know how it impacted solution providers in the Houston area. How much damage did they sustained? How well prepared were they for a disaster? How is the recovery going? And what lessons did they learn?
What do Software as a Service, the Internet of Things and curved PC monitors have in common?
They all present solution providers with new opportunities for business growth.
So finds a recent batch of research reports from market watchers and trade groups. Here’s your solution provider’s update:
PC monitors: curves ahead
Curved monitors are not only cool, they’re gaining traction in the market.
When it comes to expanding beyond PCs, Intel has recently shown its determination to not just talk, but also walk.
To be sure, Intel still derives about 55% of its $59.4 billion annual revenue from PC-related products. But under the leadership of CEO Brian Krzanich, the company has also begun to seize the latest, greatest tech opportunities in areas including AI, VR, the cloud, even drones.
The world of virtual assistants is about to get even more interesting. Voice-recognition and voice-processing technologies are advancing quickly, bringing Star Trek-worthy functionality.
Voice-controlled virtual assistants can now be found in myriad devices, including mobile phones, PCs, automobiles, even refrigerators. The race is on to create the perfect virtual-assistant platform, one that can appear in, and communicate with, as many devices as possible.
Looking for a fast-growing market to expand into? Check out wireless local-area networks. In this year’s second quarter, businesses increased their purchases of WLAN gear by a healthy 9.4%, according to market watcher IDC.
That brought total business sales of WLAN gear to a global total of $1.48 billion. That’s a lot of modems!
If your customers are like many, they worry whether their data in the public cloud is truly safe and secure.
To do something about it, Microsoft and Intel have been working together for the last 4 years. Today, Microsoft announced the result of their work. It’s a collection of security features and services known as Azure confidential computing.
When Intel introduced its 8th Gen Core processor family in late August, the company also said that several tier-1 PC hardware suppliers would announce Windows 10 systems based on the new CPUs soon. They have.
Here’s a list of just some of the latest Windows 10 PCs with 8th Gen Intel Core processors. Any would be excellent candidates for your customers needing to refresh their older PCs.
If your enthusiast gaming customers are hungry for the ultimate performance, Intel’s new Core i9 X-series processors could be just what they’re looking for.
Intel has been in the process of rolling out its Core X-Series processors since the beginning of the summer. The most powerful of these — an 18-core behemoth called Core i9-7980XE (Extreme Edition) — should be available for purchase on Sept. 25 for just under $2,000.