Snapdragon 8cx Windows Laptop Demos Show Uncompromising Performance

The Snapdragon 8cx leverages some work done for Snapdragon 855 but it is designed for a laptop power and thermal environment. As a result, it is a lot more powerful than smartphones, hence the ‘x’ that stands for eXtreme. It’s true, 8cx is the most extreme Snapdragon ever built.Unlike its predecessors, Snapdragon 8cx isn’t a re-purposed smartphone processor / SoC. Instead, it has been created in parallel and is designed to enter a new, higher, level of computing as the first 7nm processor for Windows. It can use a larger die size and therefore more compute units, cache memory and everything else that is typically employed to scale performance higher.Its general architecture resembles the new Snapdragon 855 which was announced yesterday, so you should definitely read our Snapdragon 855 overview. However, its co-processors are even more powerful. The Adreno 680 Extreme graphics processor specifications say that it has 2X the transistor count, and 2X the bandwidth of Snapdragon 850, the previous generation of

Snapdragon 8cx Windows Laptop Demos Show Uncompromising Performance

Qualcomm is making a hard push into traditional laptop territory through the Windows on ARM initiative that it and Microsoft kicked off a couple of years ago. The company's latest effort on ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from HotHardware

Qualcomm’s ‘Extreme’ Snapdragon 8cx CPU Could Power Your Next Laptop

Intel and AMD could be looking at some stiff competition in the processor game. Fresh off announcing its new Snapdragon 855 mobile chip, the company has announced the Snapdragon 8cx. The post ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Extremetech

Snapdragon 8cx Platform For Premium Always-Connected PCs

The Snapdragon 8cx leverages some work done for Snapdragon 855 but it is designed for a laptop power and thermal environment. As a result, it is a lot more powerful than smartphones, hence ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Ubergizmo

Qualcomm expands its PC bet with its new 7nm 8cx platform

Qualcomm wants to become a major player in the PC/laptop market. Now that there is Windows 10 on ARM, that’s more than a pipe dream, but in its earliest iterations, those Qualcomm-based ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from TechCrunch

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