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The 10 Hottest Laptop Processors Of 2020

Thanks to new chips from AMD, Apple, Intel and Qualcomm, laptop buyers in every segment of the PC market had more choice in 2020 than perhaps ever before.

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Competition In The Laptop Processor Market Heats Up

This year brought a better variety of laptop processors than perhaps ever before.

A lot of this is due to the increasingly competitive environment in the semiconductor industry, with AMD putting out new, powerful and efficient processors for different laptop segments. New Arm-based chips are also coming from Qualcomm and Apple.

[Related: Apple’s Next Mac Chips Aim To Clobber Intel On Performance: Report ]

But the incumbent, Intel, is not sitting still, as evident with the launch of its Tiger Lake processors for ultrathin laptops and high-performance CPUs for gaming and content creation laptops that push the clock speeds up to 5.3GHz. The company has also introduced a new version of Core i3 and Core i5 processors that use Intel’s nascent Foveros 3-D packaging technology.

What follows are the 10 hottest laptop processors of 2020.

  Get more of CRN’s 2020 tech year in review.  

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