Intel confirms Lunar Lake features an entirely new architecture for low-power mobile devices

Published: 13th Jan 2023, 09:04 GMT   Comments

Intel Lunar Lake is a new architecture designed for low-power mobile devices.

The company is to disclose more details later this month. 

Officially Lunar Lake is to feature Foveros packaging technology, and it should be based on Intel 18A node. Intel is not confirming the release date, apart from mentioning it should become available in 2024+, either after Arrow Lake or right beside it.

Intel’s EVG & GM of Client Computing, Michelle Johnston Holthaus confirmed to Dr. Ian Cutress (TechTechPotato) that Lunar Lake will be an entirely new architecture from the ground up. Furthermore, this architecture is so to focus on mobile devices with power efficiency being the most important focus. This confirms previous disclose that the architecture will mainly target 15W power segment.

Furthermore, Intel Lunar Lake is to feature upgraded CPU, GPU and VPU blocks with lower power envelope. Michelle also confirms that Lunar Lake products should offer all-day battery life with without compromising performance.

Intel Lunar Lake should feature Intel 18A node and an upgraded Xe2-LPG graphics architecture. The disintegrated and scalable architecture will give Intel freedom in choosing logical blocks for each silicon. Scalable architecture will span across many architectures, share IP blocks and will span across various performance segments. This principle should apply to upcoming Meteor and Arrow Lake architecture.

Intel Client Product Roadmap, Source: Intel

According to Intel, Intel will share more information on Lunar Lake on January 26th, which is Intel’s Q4’22 financial disclosure day.

RUMORED Intel Mainstream CPU Roadmap
VideoCardzAlder LakeRaptor LakeRaptor Lake RefreshMeteor LakeArrow LakeLunar Lake
Desktop Launch DateQ4 2021Q4 2022Q3 2023TBCTBCTBC
CPU NodeIntel 7Intel 7Intel 7Intel 4Intel 20AIntel 18A
Big Core µArchGolden CoveRaptor CoveRaptor CoveRedwood CoveLion CoveTBC
Small Core µArch GracemontGracemontGracemontCrestmontSkymontTBC
Graphics µArchXe-LPXe-LPXe-LPXe-LPGXe-LPGXe2-LPG
Max CPU Core Count16 (8C+8c)24 (8C+16c)24 (8C+16c)TBC40 (8C+32c)TBC
Max GPU Core Count96 EU96 EU96 EU128 EU320 EUTBC
Desktop SocketLGA-1700LGA-1700LGA-1700LGA-1851LGA-1851TBC
Memory SupportDDR4-3200
DDR5-4800
LPDDR4x-4267
LPDDR5-5200
DDR4-3200
DDR5-5600
LPDDR4x-?
LPDDR5x-?
TBCDDR5-?
LPDDR5x-7500
TBCTBC
PCIe GenPCIe 5.0PCIe 5.0PCIe 5.0PCIe 5.0TBCTBC
Intel Core Series12th Gen Core13th Gen Core13th Gen Core (?)14th Gen CoreTBCTBC

Source: Wccftech, @harukaze5719




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