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New PCs with 8th Gen Intel Core CPUs are here

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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.

8th Gen Intel Core processor family

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Intel Core X + Optane memory = high-end gaming

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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.

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What do the new $1K smartphones mean for your business?

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The commercial drones are coming !

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Intel is getting serious about commercial drones. How about you?

Earlier this year, Intel demonstrated its Falcon 8+ drone and announced Mission Control software to facilitate drone flight planning, management and post-processing.

Yesterday, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivered the grand keynote at InterDrone, a conference and exhibit being held this week in Las Vegas. He declared that “data is the new oil.”

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Hear that? It’s the sound of the “listening” workplace

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Seems the office and factory of the future will be a whole lot more talkative.

That’s because “listening” technology — now powering consumer services that include Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Windows Cortana — is quickly making its way into commercial applications.

To be sure, the traditional keyboard-and-mouse combo isn’t going away anytime soon. But in a growing number of instances, it will be giving way to mics and speakers.

Bank talk

Consider a new application being offered by U.S. Bancorp, a banking giant with assets of $464 billion.

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Intel’s new Myriad X: bringing AI to an edge near you

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Acer intros systems with 8th Gen Intel Core processors

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ASUS, Dell offer cool new gaming hardware

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This year’s edition of IFA, the big consumer electronics show, is about to get rolling in Berlin. And PAX West, a popular gaming show, is about get started in Seattle — so popular, the organizers say it’s already sold out.

Dell and ASUS aren’t waiting for either show’s official opening on Sept. 1. They’re both already in Germany, announcing some cool gaming hardware even before the shows gets started.  

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Check out HP & Dell’s new thin clients, rugged tablet

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The end of August is a sleepy, no-news time, right? Not any more.

HP Inc. and Dell just introduced some pretty cool systems for your customers. They include two thin clients and a rugged tablet. Here’s your solution provider’s update:

HP’s thin clients

Though thin-client technology has been around for years, now, with the growth of the cloud, they really make sense. Why provide full-fledged PCs to users who spend most of their time working with cloud-based apps and data?

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Will the new 8th Gen Intel Core CPUs help you refresh older PCs?

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Last week Intel officially launched its 8th Generation Core processor family, codenamed Coffee Lake, from Oregon, just hours before the solar eclipse. First to hit the market will be a quartet of mobile chips.

Looking for help refreshing your customers’ older systems? Intel says its new 8th Gen Core processors can provide a performance improvement of up to 40%, delivering a 2x performance boost over PCs built 5 years ago.

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