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Intel has released a teaser that “Something Big” is going to release on September 2nd. It is expected to release their 11th Generation Tiger Lake Processors in the virtual event.

The Santa Clara headquartered chipmaker first displayed their 10nm based Tiger Lake Processors in CES 2020 this year. It was earlier rumoured to release in the consumer electronics show Computex 2020 in Taiwan. However, due to the COVID19 pandemic, the event rescheduled to September and later it got cancelled.

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The Tiger Lake processors are expected to be available in dual core and quad core configurations using their new 10nm+ Willow Cove architecture. As per Intel, their 11th Gen processors will deliver double digit performance in games, Improved AI performance and better graphics due to the processor’s Iris Xe based GPU. 

Intel vs AMD

Once the next iteration of the Ice Lake processors are available, it will directly go against their rival AMD Ryzen 4000 series Processors based on 7nm process. Lately, AMD has been giving some tough competition to Intel particularly in Light and Thin gaming laptops. The upcoming chipsets will be Intel’s response to the Ryzen series which is priced competitevely in the market. 

AMD’s Ryzen series have received so much of praise from the consumers and the critics. In a leaked benchmark show that the unannounced Core i7 1165G7 Quad core processor with 8 threads have fallen short of the AMD’s Ryzen 4000 series CPU. However, Intel’s Iris Xe have managed to outperform AMD’s Ryzen Vega GPU in the graphics test.

The upcoming Intel event could also see an arrival of their 14nm based Rocket Lake-S desktop processors based on the same Willow cove architecture as the Tiger Lake Processors.