Sunny Cove

Occasionally the stars align. It is very rare in the laptop space that we're able to test two devices, with two very different CPU platforms, with the fewest number of variables possible. But those stars have aligned in 2019, and thanks to Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 family, we have a rare opportunity to compare AMD and Intel's current-generation laptop platforms in a way that wouldn't normally be possible. To that end, today we're having the ultimate laptop showdown of 2019: Surface Laptop 3 vs. Surface Laptop 3, pitting AMD's Ryzen Picasso platform against Intel's Ice Lake platform. Both companies have made significant gains this year with their latest laptop platforms, and now we're finally getting the chance to see, in an apples-to-apples-fashion, just how the...

The Ice Lake Benchmark Preview: Inside Intel's 10nm

Intel's new Ice Lake platform is the company's second attempt at producing a 10nm chip for the mass market, and follows on from the Cannon Lake platform. Using 'the...

259 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 8/1/2019

Examining Intel's Ice Lake Processors: Taking a Bite of the Sunny Cove Microarchitecture

Intel has been building up this year to its eventual release of its first widely available consumer 10nm Core processor, codenamed "Ice Lake". The new SoC has an improved...

107 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 7/30/2019

Intel Teases Ice Lake-U Integrated Graphics Performance

Another snippet of information from Intel today relates to the company’s future mobile platform CPU. We know it’s called Ice Lake-U, that it is built on Intel’s 10nm process...

72 by Ian Cutress on 5/26/2019

CES 2019 Quick Bytes: Intel’s 10nm Hybrid x86 Foveros Chip is Called Lakefield

At Intel’s Architecture Day, the company showed off a new stacking technology called ‘Foveros’, which is designed to allows the company to make smaller chips. The idea behind Foveros...

10 by Ian Cutress on 1/7/2019

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