1Intel’s Kaby Lake Chips Designed to Drive Thinner, Lighter PCs
2Introducing Kaby Lake
3Moving Toward Even Thinner and Lighter PCs
Intel CCG Vice President Chris Walker shows off a thin-and-light system powered by Kaby Lake chips. Some new systems will be as thin as a smartphone, officials said. Intel officials expect more than 100 systems running on the 7th Generation Cores to begin hitting the market this fall. They will be followed by PCs for enthusiasts in January 2017. (photo courtesy of Intel)
4Putting the Wafer on Display
A wafer of Kaby Lake chips at the IDF event. The new Core chips are based on what officials call the 14nm+ process, and come with such enhancements as an improved FinFET transistor design for better performance and efficiency, a new video engine and Intel’s Speed Shift technology for accelerate over-clocking.
5Asus Embraces Kaby Lake
6Running High-End Video
7HP Also Comes in With the Spectre 13
8Gaming on the Go
According to Intel officials, gamers will see a threefold improvement in graphics performance compared to a five-year-old PC, enabling them to play such games as Overwatch anywhere on the thin-and-light laptop.