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Intel 8th-Gen Core CPUs with Radeon RX Graphics (0 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 11-January-2018  11:56:30 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Intel have launched their eighth-generation Core processors, and the interesting thing about these is that they contain built-in Radeon RX graphics.. that's right, graphics from their arch-rival AMD. To quote Tech Report: Intel's vision for its G-series CPUs, then, is to give OEMs a way to build a thin-and-light notebook that's closer in performance to bulkier systems with discrete graphics cards that typify the homes of current H-series CPUs. To do that, Intel G-series CPU packages join a high-performance, eighth-generation H-series CPU die with a semi-custom AMD Radeon graphics processor built for Intel called Radeon RX Vega M. Vega M is remarkable not only because it's integrated on-package with an Intel CPU, but also because it's the first midrange graphics implementation of the Vega architecture that we've seen so far.

More coverage on PC Perspective, Tweaktown and HotHardware. Discussion in this thread.

Also from Intel this week, a new more-powerful NUC mini-PC, powered by the new CPU. Today, Intel launched the latest and most powerful Intel® NUC to date, based on the newly announced 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor with Radeon™ RX Vega M graphics. The new Intel NUC (formerly code-named Hades Canyon) brings this powerful new processor and graphics solution into an incredibly tiny 1.20-liter system. Great for VR enthusiasts and workload-heavy content creators, it will be Intel’s smallest premium VR-capable system in the market. Coverage on LegitReviews.



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