[Anand]I Ran Off with Intel’s Tiger Lake Wafer. Who Wants a Die Shot?
One of the surprises at CES from Intel was the presence of Tiger Lake, Intel’s next generation platform beyond Ice Lake. Tiger Lake is Intel’s vehicle for delivering the first generation of its Xe-LP graphics in a mobile form factor, and there has been a lot of buzz around what Tiger Lake exactly is. We learned this week that it is built on a 10nm+ process, which is different to the ‘10nm’ Ice Lake process (and don’t ask about what Cannon Lake was). Intel has also promoted that Tiger Lake will have higher performance than Ice Lake, both in CPU and graphics, and come with the next generation AI features. Tiger Lake will be out by the end of 2020, but the thing that surprised us most at CES 2020 was the presence of a Tiger Lake wafer.
Put in rumor because even though we have actual die shots and silicon, this probably is an engineering sample and things could change a bit for release. Or knowing Intel, it is not even Tiger Lake and they just lied about it to everyone. They've done it before with a lot of pre-release hardware shown off.
Last edited by EniGma1987; 01-14-2020 at 07:40 AM.