Intel Alder Lake to launch on October 27th at ‘fully hybrid’ Innovation event?

Published: 27th Jul 2021, 09:01 GMT   Comments

Intel teases Alder Lake launching on October 27th

Pat Gelsinger, the CEO of Intel, announced during the Intel Accelerate webcast which covered the changes to node naming as well as new products that will debut on these new nodes, that on October 27th to 28th the manufacturer will hold another event called Intel InnovatiON. The event will take place both in San Francisco physically and virtually, which was commented by Pat as ‘fully hybrid’ clearly suggesting that the event will also cover Alder Lake’s hybrid technology.

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At the Intel Accelerated event, Intel confirmed that Alder Lake and Sapphire Rapids will use Intel 7, a node that was previously referred to as 10nm Enhanced SuperFin. The manufacture promised 10 to 15% improvement in transistors performance per watt in comparison to the existing 10nm SuperFin node.

Intel Alder Lake is also known as the 12th Gen Core CPU series will feature Hybrid Technology combining high-efficiency (small) and high-performance (big) cores. While Intel never confirmed the specifications of Alder Lake CPUs, a render that was revealed yesterday clearly shows 8 big cores and 8 small cores, offering up to 16 core configurations with the full package:

Intel Alder Lake processor, Source: Intel

Intel Alder Lake will support DDR4 as well as DDR5 memory technology. It will also be the first mainstream desktop CPU series to support PCI Express Gen5 standard. The series will be followed by a refresh known as Raptor Lake-S, which should debut after AMD releases its Zen4 architecture.

Intel Mainstream Desktop CPU Series
VideoCardz.comRocket Lake-SAlder Lake-SRaptor Lake-SMeteor Lake-SLunar Lake-S
Launch DateMarch 30, 2021Q4 2021Q4 20222023 (?)2024 (?)
Fabrication Node14nmIntel 7Intel 7Intel 4TBC
Core µArchCypress CoveGolden Cove + GracemontRaptor Cove + GracemontRedwood Cove + Gracemont (?)TBC
Graphics µArchGen12.1Gen12.2Gen12.2Gen 12.7Gen 13
Max Core Countup to 8 coresup to 16 (8C+8c)up to 24 (8C+16c)TBCTBC
SocketLGA1200LGA1700LGA1700TBCTBC
Memory SupportDDR4DDR4/DDR5DDR5DDR5DDR5
PCIe GenPCIe 4.0PCIe 5.0PCIe 5.0PCIe 5.0PCIe 5.0
Intel Core Series11th Gen Core-S12th Gen Core-S13th Gen Core-S14th Gen Core-S14th Gen Core-S
Motherboard ChipsetsIntel 500 (Z590)Intel 600 (eg. Z690)Intel 700 (eg. Z790)TBCTBC



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