Intel readies 12th Gen Core HX mobile processors

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Intel readies 12th Gen Core HX mobile processors

Intel has unveiled its 12th Gen Core mobile processors, which are designed with performance in mind for power users such as engineers, scientists, gamers and aimed at beating Apple's ARM-based M1 chips.

Featuring a new Core architecture, the processors support error correcting DDR4 and DDR5 memory, up to 3200 and 4800 MHz respectively, up to a maximum configuration of 128 GB in four DIMM slots.

The processors can have up to eight performance cores, and eight efficient, power-saving cores.

All Core HX processors and the memory are overclockable for enthusiasts, and come with support for the PCIe Gen5 peripheral bus with 16 or 2x8 lanes.

Two discrete 40 Gbps Thunderbolt controllers are available, along with four solid state drives for a maximum of 16TB storage, HDMI 2.0b video output and the fast, multi-channel Wi-Fi 6E standard.

Thermal envelopes for the enthusiast H-series processors is 45 and 55 Watt respectively.

Hardware vendors HP, ASUS, Dell, Gigabyte, MSI, and Lenovo will have systems ready at launch with the new CPUs.

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