Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx, an extreme processor for Windows laptops
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The X stands for extreme. Thats what Qualcomms marketing department wants you to think about the new Snapdragon 8cx.
Its a brand-new processor for always-connected Windows laptops and 2-in-1 convertible PCs, and and from Qualcomms perspective, it might seem a little extreme. Physically, its the largest processor the company has ever made, with the most powerful CPU and GPU Qualcomm has devised yet. Qualcomm says itll the first 7nm chip for a PC platform, beating a struggling Intel to the punch, and the biggest performance leap for a Snapdragon ever. The companys promising amazing battery life, and up to 2Gbps cellular connectivity.
Its the mobile chipmakers first purpose-built chip for Windows, instead of the tweaked…