Close friend obtained Core i7-8650U Turbo clocks directly with Intel. 4.2 GHz for 1-2 core and 3.9 GHz 4-core Turbo. Huge gen-to-gen improvement and the fact that they managed to pull this while still on 14nm+ is impressive.Need everyone to step back from the AMD-Intel debate for a bit. [Not a literal command]
Core i5-8250U, 8350U, i7-8550U, 8650U are Kaby Lake-R[efresh], manufactured on 14 nm +. Business is business, but manufacturing process all lined up in 7th generation, when all processors were 14 nm +. Now 8th generation has 14 nm +, 14 nm ++, and 10 nm.
Is the per-core Turbo frequencies of Kaby Lake-R known yet?
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