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Surface Pro 4 should be powered by fanless Broadwell chip, Windows 10

Rumors have the upcoming Surface Pro 4 featuring a fanless Intel Broadwell processor, Windows 10, and a 12-inch 2160x1440 display
By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Apr 29, 2015 6:38 am

With Windows 10 getting closer and closer, news of the Surface Pro 4 is starting to hit. Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 3 successor is rumored to have quite the spec sheet, including Intel's fifth-generation Core processor.




The rumored specifications have the Surface Pro 4 featuring a Broadwell processor from Intel with a fanless design "but with tiny holes for heat radiation", and "no noise" because of the fanless logic board according to Windows Central. The 12-inch display will remain, with its 2160x1440 resolution, and of course, Windows 10.


Microsoft's use of the U-series Broadwell CPU will still generate heat, but the little holes in the Surface Pro 4 should let out most of that heat, allowing for cooler operation. We should expect Microsoft to unveil the Surface Pro 4 as part of its launch during Windows 10, which flies out the window sometime in July, according to AMD.


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