Intel Reveals New Processors and Support for USB-C at Computex

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Intel unveiled a slew of new products today at the Computex conference in Taiwan including new processors that will boost graphics and overall performance according to the company. Intel also promised more announcements after the release of Windows 10 in July.

During its keynote speech, Intel announced ten new processors for desktop and mobile. Among them was the Intel Core i7-5775-C, which includes the Iris Pro Graphics 6200 graphic engine. Intel says this will provide graphics double the quality as previous processors and improve media performance by up to 35 percent.

The company also revealed the new Xeon processor E3-1200 v4 product family with integrated Intel Iris Pro graphics P6300 and Intel Quick Sync Vide, which is aimed at better video transcoding and 3D graphics performance. Intel says the processor family will boost performance in the data center to “meet cloud-based graphics demands and deliver better user experiences at lower cost.”

Intel is also getting on board with USB-C connections for the future of Thunderbolt and the connection will feature on the next version, Thunderbolt 3. It promises a higher throughput of 40Gbps.

The Internet of Things was addressed too in the keynote speech with the expansion of the IoT Gateway product family for developers across a multitude of areas from smart cities to manufacturing.

Finally, Intel announced that it’s making a new play for wireless charging through Rezence charging, promising the technology will be in new devices next year, like laptops, mice, and keyboards. Intel says it will be partnering up with members of Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) to develop wireless charging solutions.

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