Intel & AMD: Rivals team up to produce new laptop chip

Intel & AMD: Rivals team up to produce new laptop chip

Intel & AMD to overcome a common enemy by teaming up to produce a laptop computer chip that uses an Intel processor and an AMD graphics unit.

The partnership of Intel & AMD is now in the race to pit against competitor Nvidia. The new chip will be made for laptops that are designed to be thin an portable yet not giving up the power to run intensive games. The project will be part of Intel’s eighth-generation Intel Core line. This will be the first partnership since 1980s.

According to Intel, the first consumer product that uses the EMIB small intelligent bridge design, which allows information to be passed quickly in “extremely close proximity.”

The new chip will use HBM2, and can be used in devices including notebooks, two-in-ones, and mini desktops thank to the bridge allows chips to be both smaller and more powerful.

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