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New Intel Skylake processors: Why the company compares them to chips of 2010

In our blog we not only tell about development of the cloud service mainframes, projects of data-centers and new production technologies of memory). Today it will be a question of why Intel shows qualities of the new Skylake processors in comparison with chips of five-year prescription.

Big way since 2010


In the marketing materials Intel compares Skylake processors to chips of five-year prescription — that is not really honest, it how to compare compositions of the five-year-old child and his fifteen-year-old sister, writes Wired.

In comparison with computers of five-year prescription, Skylake more than twice quicker, allows to treble the term of life of the battery and leaves the mode of dream four times faster. Besides, new technologies which was not in 2010 — for example, are supported voice (Cortana) and tach-interactions.

If to compare Skylake to the latest Core-processors Broadwell, here the first vyigravat not so impressively — 10% in speed, a little more economical work with the battery, and graphic opportunities which mostly will interest professional gamers.

On the other hand, in comparison of new processors with old there is certain sense, Matrik Murkhed (Patrick Moorhead) speaks to the analytical company Moor Insights &Strategies;:

"In the world PC which are more senior than five years there is million some. People not that have ceased to use them, simply do it less as now there are big computational capabilities of smartphones, tablets and even smart hours".

It turns out that number of people for whom comparison of Intel actually almost exceeds the population of the USA twice. And these people can become new buyers.

Murkhed considers that it is necessary to study more attentively, on what owners of old devices now can apply. "As a rule, they need something in the range of $499 — $699 — it is possible to receive very thin computer for this money, with the tach-display, with the battery for 7-8 hours, percent on 40 easier, than their old PC, quite possibly, can be used it and as the tablet".

From this point of view pluses of Skylake can really move many users on upgrade of the iron. The interesting moment consists in to what PC have learned in five years.

Broadwell is slightly better


Those users who have updated the devices not so long ago, good news is that they miss not so much. Intel notes that Skylake chips are optimized for work with Windows 10 (which, according to Wired, is big step forward in comparison with Windows 8).

Besides the Intel Speed Shift technology allows to lower delays in work almost by thirty times, having increased the overall performance of system by 20-25%. One more important point (especially considering that fact that many users who have bought the new computer will use it some years) — is ability to lose 4K of media with low consumption of energy which is useful when multimedia gain distribution in such format.

The first PC from Skylake have been announced at the IFA Show exhibition in Berlin, by estimates of journalists recently, the first devices will go on sale in October (with a view to New Year's season of purchases). Admirers of Apple should wait for devices on the basis of Skylake prior to the beginning of the next year (all because of the product cycles MacBook and iMac).

As the journalist of Wired, Brian Barret if you delayed purchase of the new computer some years writes, a few months more of waiting of special role will not play.

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