Intel Ice Lake at 10nm commences deliveries to OEMs

Intel begins offering processors with 10nm Ice Lake architecture to OEMs that will be present on the market during the Christmas season. It is estimated that the new CPUs have an average CPI improvement of about 18% over the previous generation. In addition, the new Gen11 iGPUs are introduced. We will keep you up to date.

What does 10nm Intel Ice Lake offer?

After several years of delay and accelerated expansion of the 14 nm node, the Intel team will launch Ice Lake, its first 10nm chip for the desktop PC market. During Computex 2019 in Taiwan, Intel promised the first PCs equipped with Ice Lake processors by the end of the year and it looks like it is coming. For this first wave, Intel focused on the low-power processor areas (Intel Core -U and -Y) with a bandwidth of about ten Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 chips, offering different GPU / iGPU and TDP configurations of 9W, 15W or 28W. The chipset manages WiFi 6 and is compatible with PCIe 3.0, USB 3.1 Gen 2 and Thunderbolt 3.

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Intel Ice Lake at 10nm commences deliveries to OEMs

According to this guideline, shipments of the first generation Intel Ice Lake Core 10th generation processors began in anticipation of the arrival of laptops at Christmas time to reach OEMs. They started production at the beginning of the year to have the first stock and the certifications were obtained in the first half of the year so that the first equipment should reach the end of the third quarter or the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2019.