Intel Kaby Lake Changes - Episode 118 - Show Notes

Intel Kaby Lake Changes - Episode 118

Sunday Sep 4, 2016 (01:22:12)

Description

This week, Avram Piltch discusses the new line of Intel processors. Kaby Lake brings the 7th generation of Intel's Core I processors. These new chips bring faster speeds and higher turbo speeds. The stranger change, though, is in the Core m series of processors. These lower power chips often cost more and perform lower than their traditional counterparts, but will be lumped in with them. Intel Core m5 and Core m7 will now be called Core i5 and Core i7, making for market confusion. Making the decision even stranger is Core m3 will retain its name.

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Scott Ertz

Host

Scott is a developer who has worked on projects of varying sizes, including all of the PLuGHiTz Corporation properties. He is also known in the gaming world for his time supporting the DDR community, through DDRLover and hosting tournaments throughout the Tampa Bar Area. Currently, when he is not working on software projects or hosting F5 Live: Refreshing Technology, Scott can often be found returning to his high school days working with the Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), mentoring teams and judging engineering notebooks at competitions. He has also helped found a student software learning group, the ASCII Warriors.

Avram Piltch

Host

Avram's been in love with PCs since he played original Castle Wolfenstein on an Apple II+. Before joining Tom's Hardware, for 10 years, he served as Online Editorial Director for sister sites Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, where he programmed the CMS and many of the benchmarks. When he's not editing, writing or stumbling around trade show halls, you'll find him building Arduino robots with his son and watching every single superhero show on the CW.

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