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Intel Debuts Eighth-Gen Core Enthusiast Processor

While Intel has had a tough couple of weeks dealing with the Spectre/Meltdown situation, the chipmaker wins kudos this week for launching its newest powerhouse Core processor.

The eighth-generation Core processor, designed for high-performance "enthusiast" consumer systems, pairs Intel's mobile-targeted Core H-series processor, second-generation high-bandwidth memory and an AMD Radeon RX Vega M discrete graphics chip.

The new processor provides OEMs with more opportunities to be creative and build innovative and light system designs with improved thermal dissipation, Intel said.

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