Intel’s 8th-generation Core processors are 40% faster than the previous gen

The exclusivity in Intel’s 8th Generation Core processor family lies in every aspect — be it agility, performance or its ability to connect multiple devices — a top Intel executive said here on Wednesday.

“Everything that I told you about 8th Generation Core processor — its performance for rich media, 4K video contents, gaming, security, ability to connect multiple devices and displays — makes it unique,” Gokul Subramanian, Senior Director, GM Client Systems and Innovation Organisation at Intel, told IANS.


“Kaby Lake Refresh” is the 8th Generation mobile processor for notebooks and two-in-ones. It gives 40 percent faster performance than the 7th Generation. It elevates computing experience with 40 percent leap in productivity performance over 7th Gen PCs.

“Editing pictures can be done 28 percent more faster than the previous generation. The performance improvement is more because we have put four Cores,” Subramanian informed. “Also, it gives good battery life. 10 hour battery life to watch 4k content,” he added.

The second category of the product “Coffee Lake-S” is a desktop processor. The new desktop processor family includes the new 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, which is the best desktop gaming processor ever from Intel, along with the first-ever 6-core Intel Core i5 desktop processor and 4-core Intel Core i3 desktop processor. 

Intel announces the desktop processors of the 8th Gen Intel Core processor family. Availiable for purchase on Oct. 5, 2017, they include Intel’s best desktop gaming processor ever. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

These processors deliver frame rate improvements of up to 25 percent compared with 7th Gen Intel Core processors, enabling smooth gaming experiences. Content creators can expect 65 percent faster editing compared with a three-year-old machine.

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