Intel’s new laptop processors hit the 5GHz mark

Intel has announced a new suite of processors for high-end laptops that offer faster speeds and better connectivity options than prior chips. The new 9th Gen H-series processors, which have 45W power draws, compared to the 15W chips in thinner and lighter laptops, are available in Core i5, i7, and i9 versions and are designed for demanding uses such as gaming or content creation.

The star of the new chips is the Core i9-9980HK, which has a new top turbo speed of 5GHz, which is a rate that was previously unattainable in a laptop chip. It’s also unlocked, which means that it can be overclocked for even more speed. Like prior Core i9 chips, the 9980HK has eight cores and 16 threads and comes with 16MB of cache. In addition, the new chips…

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