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You're busy. We're busy... looking busy. Here's a quick catch up on this week's chip news for you. Intel continues rolling out ninth-gen Core processors: In October last year, Intel launched its ninth-generation still-14nm Core processors for desktops and laptops. These are dubbed the Coffee Lake Refresh because it's a refresh …

  1. ecofeco Silver badge

    Thanks but no thanks

    I'll stick with AMD when given a choice.

  2. Mikko
    Mushroom

    Hmm. For the 8C/16T "2.4/5.0 GHz" model, I will make a fearless prediction of sustained all-core boost of 3.6 GHz for a luggable with high-end cooling and relaxed power targets, 3.0 GHz for a "slim" laptop.

    The 4C/8T might still be the sweet spot for a 45 W TDP, but Intel seems to artificially limit its max boost clock to 4.1 GHz so that the high-end model gets some benchmark breathing room...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    The billion dollar question...

    have they chilled Meltdown, busted Spectre and killed off L1TF?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: The billion dollar question...

      Intel policy : Don't know don't care

      My policy : so neither do I

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