TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,212 Reviews & Articles | 40,209 News Posts

Intel launches Core M processors aimed at tablets

Intel has unveiled a new line of processors called the Core M series that are aimed at reducing power consumption and bringing more performance to market (NASDAQ:INTC)

| CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Jun 3, 2014 11:04 am

Intel has rolled out a new line of processors that are aimed at tablets called the Core M series. The processors are designed to reduce power consumption and bring more performance to the tablet market. Core M processors are based on the architecture that is used in the Core i3, i5, and i7 line used mostly in laptops and desktops.

 

TweakTown image news/3/8/38185_2_intel_launches_core_m_processors_aimed_at_tablets.jpg

 

Intel says that the processor series will draw less than 10 watts of power. That is a clear distinction between the Core M and Core line of CPUs that draw over 10W. Intel has been showing off the processors inside a 12.5-inch tablet measuring 7.2mm thick and tipping the scales at 672 grams.

 

The chip inside that prototype tablet is based on the Broadwell microarchitecture. It could also be docked with a keyboard making it into a laptop. Tablets using the new chips will be available later this year.

NEWS SOURCES:Pcworld.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more CPU, APU & Chipsets news at our CPU, APU & Chipsets news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases