Intel’s new 7th-gen chips will turn your MacBook into a 4K-ready beast
Chances are if you’ve got a PC or a Mac, it’s powered by an Intel processor.
The chipmaker rules with an iron fist (sorry, AMD), commanding roughly 85% of the desktop CPU market. And that dominance shows no sign of ending now that Intel has announced its seventh-generation Core-branded processors, codenamed “Kaby Lake.” The new chips are designed to help bring 4K video to the masses and allow laptop makers to build even thinner, lighter and more powerful designs.
The new processors will come in Core m3, Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 variants when they make their way to PCs, starting in early September. Read more…