Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger unveils the company’s 13th generation Intel Core processors on Tuesday during the chip behemoth’s annual two-day Intel Innovation event 2022 in San Jose, California.
The new chips, known as Raptor Lake, are designed to place Intel in the performance run in front of its competitor AMD in the desktop performance space. They also appear as PC sales slump in the wake of enormous expansion during the initial days of the pandemic.
An expanded technology portfolio presents flexibility and selection
Intel states the exceptional version of the chip, the Core i19-13900K, is the quickest desktop processor in the world. The chip, which is being promoted towards hardcore creators and gamers, sets a massive 24 processing cores. Those are broken down into sixteen efficiency cores and eight performance cores.
Intel Client Computing Group general manager Michelle Johnston Holthaus stated in a statement that the 13th generation Intel Core group is the newest instance of how Intel is facilitating incredible experiences to happen on the PC at scale and across all PC product segments.
The firm’s great big feature is that the Core i9-13900K chips speed covers at a preposterous 5.8 GHz. That’s significant since it now breaks off AMD’s exceptional AMD Ryzen 97950X chip, which extends a speed of 5.7GHz.
Most individuals are implausible to snag the Core i9-13900K, as it would probably be out of most users’ price scales. The chip behemoth anticipates exact pricing on the chip, but based on past precedent, anticipate it to be about the $700 scale.
The company will also have the usual Core i5 and Core i7 chips, which get performance gains over their 12th-generation predecessors for those considering for a bit more wallet-friendly. In summation, the company states the 13th-generation line-up would hold 22 processors and be obtainable through 125 partner system designs.
Intel set forth its new Intel Unison software
The company set forth its new Intel Unison software in addition to the group’s 13th-generation chips. Designed to better connect users’ PC and their smartphones Unison ensures enhanced file transfer capabilities for Android and iOS devices. The group also states that the user would be able to receive text messages, notifications, and calls from their Android phone on the PC.
Microsoft presents a related app, although it only functions with Android devices. Apple already lets iOS users send and receive texts and receive and make calls from the iPhone on their Macs. The users would be able to start applications on their iPhones and pick and choose from where they left off on their Macs.
Intel’s announcements came at a significant moment in time for the company.
Gelsinger is trying to return Intel to its position as the globe’s finest builder and chip designer. But it’s set out to be a challenging journey as the company competes with competitors like TSMC on the manufacturing edge and Qualcomm, AMD, and Nvidia on the design edge.
The chip behemoth stated gloomy outcomes in the second quarter, lacking prospects and indicating to challenges with its execution and plummeting need for server chips. At the time, Gelsinger said that Intel would let go of its annual sales revenue by as considerably as $11 billion. The stock is at present floating just on top of its 52-week low of $26.81.
This quarter’s outcomes were lower than the standards Intel made sure to decide for the company and its shareholders. The company ought to and would perform well. The unexpected and precipitous deterioration in economic activity was the leading driver, but the deficit also indicates their execution issues, Gelsinger stated.
The team is being receptive to ever-changing business circumstances, working diligently with their customers while remaining laser-focused on their long-term opportunities and strategy. The company is embracing this demanding environment to accelerate its transformation.
Shares of Intel are set down by 47% year-to-date. AMD is off as considerably as 53%, while Nvidia is set down by 58%.
Will Intel be able to change events around?
That varies on whether the company can meet its determined objective of developing into the chip powerhouse it previously was and how prolonged the economy will continue to battle.