CES 2024: Intel Delivers New High-Level Compute Solutions in Mobile, Desktop and Edge

New Intel Core HX and U-series mobile processors bring an Intel Core platform to new enthusiast and mainstream mobile systems, alongside expanded desktop stack reaching the mainstream and edge.


  • Intel announces the Intel® Core™ 14th Gen mobile processor family, led by the launch of the new flagship Intel® Core™ i9-14900HX featuring 24 cores, claiming the world’s best experience for mobile enthusiasts.
  • Intel introduces the complete lineup of Intel Core 14th Gen desktop processors at the 65-watt and 35-watt levels for mainstream desktop, All-in-One, and edge devices.
  • Intel introduces the new Intel® Core™ mobile processor Series 1 family, led by the Intel® Core™ 7 processor 150U featuring 10 cores/12 threads and up to 5.4 gigahertz (GHz) turbo frequencies.

Intel Core 14th Gen HX-series Powers World’s Best Experience for Mobile Enthusiasts

The new Intel Core 14th Gen HX-series mobile processors are built for gamers, creators, and professionals who need both higher levels of computing performance and require the mobility that a laptop provides. Led by the Intel Core i9-14900HX, featuring eight performance cores (P-cores) and 16 efficient cores (E-cores), the new HX-series combines best-in-class connectivity with incredible single- and multi-thread performance. Additionally, the HX-series features a leap in creator performance thanks to 50% more E-cores in the Intel® Core™ i7-14700HX processors.

The new processor family includes:

  • Up to 5.8 GHz turbo frequency delivering up to 17% better gaming performance and up to 51% faster multitasking performance gen-over-gen2.
  • Up to 24 cores (eight P-cores, 16 E-cores) and 32 threads in its i9-14900HX processors.
  • 50% more E-cores in its i7-14700HX processors, bringing those to 20 cores (eight P-cores, 12 E-cores) and 28 threads.
  • Support for up to 192 gigabytes (GB) of total DDR5-5600 megatransfers/second (MT/S) memory.
  • Overclocking capabilities on HX series processors, including Intel® Extreme Utility (XTU) and Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support3.
  • New Intel® Application Optimization (APO) support on HX series, with six new gaming titles (eight total) supported since the initial Intel Core 14th Gen desktop launch in October 20234.
  • Thunderbolt™ 5, delivering 80 gigabits per second (Gbps) of bi-directional bandwidth, and bandwidth boost providing up to 120 Gbps, 3x the capability of today’s fastest solutions, for the best display and data experiences – in addition to Thunderbolt™ 4 delivering bandwidth of 40 Gbps for PC connectivity to multiple 4K monitors and accessories.
  • Leading wireless features, including integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+) and available new discrete Intel® Wi-Fi 7 (5 Gig) for multi-gigabit speeds in more locations, wired-like responsiveness, and extreme reliability.
  • The latest in Bluetooth® connectivity with support for both Bluetooth 5.4 and Bluetooth 5.3, providing exceptional performance for multiple simultaneous Bluetooth-enabled device connections.

With more than 60 Intel Core 14th Gen HX-powered partner systems coming to market in 2024, mobile enthusiasts can game, create and work on the go better than before.

New Intel Core 14th Gen Mainstream Desktop Processors Bring Powerful Real-World Performance from Desktop to the Edge

Intel’s expansion of the Intel Core 14th Gen desktop stack gives mainstream PC users – and businesses across various vertical markets – new ways to experience the performance of Intel’s latest-gen desktop processors. These 18 new processors up and down the stack help users game, create, and work at the levels they demand every day, all while enjoying the platform features users have come to expect from Intel.

The latest Intel desktop processors include:

  • Up to 5.8 GHz turbo frequency delivers up to 37% faster multi-thread performance and up to 7% better Microsoft Office performance gen-over-gen5.
  • Up to 24 cores (eight P-cores, 16 E-cores) and 32 threads in its i9-14900 processors.
  • For the i7-14700, the addition of four E-cores for a total of 20 cores (eight P-cores, 12 E-cores) and 28 threads.
  • Support for up to 192 GB of total DDR5-5600/DDR4-3200 MT/S memory – providing backward compatibility with existing Intel 600- and 700-series-based motherboards.
  • Continued support for in-box thermal solutions, including the Intel® Laminar RH1 and RM1 coolers.
  • Next-generation wireless connectivity with support for both Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 7 (5 Gig) and Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+).
  • Continued support for PCIe Gen 5.0, Gen 4.0, and Thunderbolt 4 provides 40 Gbps bandwidth and integrated USB 3.2 connectivity support, providing up to 20 Gbps transfer bandwidth.

With the full Intel Core 14th Gen desktop processor lineup now available online and in stores, PC users can find the right processor – at every price point – for their everyday gaming, creating, and productivity needs.

At the edge, these processors enable powerful AI and compute-intensive workloads with more cores in LGA-socketed packaging. From interactive whiteboards in school classrooms to detail-rich medical imaging displays and controlled automation and robotics on the factory floor, Intel Core 14th Gen processors allow vertical markets to deliver innovative results more efficiently, safely, and effectively.

Intel Core U Processor Series 1 Brings Efficient Performance Robust Features to Mainstream Thin-and-Light Systems

The newly introduced Intel Core U mobile processor family is bringing the efficient, balanced performance mainstream mobile PC users desire in thin-and-light devices to market. The new mobile processor line also maintains the platform features that PC users have come to expect from Intel mobile processors.

The new Intel Core U Processor Series 1 includes:

  • Up to 5.4 GHz turbo frequency along with up to 10 cores (two P-cores, eight E-cores) and 12 threads in its Intel Core 7 processor 150U.
  • Up to 96 GB of total DDR5-5200/DDR4-3200 MT/S memory.
  • Thunderbolt 4 universal connectivity for work and play, enabling 40 Gbps bandwidth for connecting multiple 4K monitors and accessories.
  • Support for eight PCIe Gen 4.0 and 12 PCIe Gen 3.0 lanes for the latest solid-state drive (SSD) storage.
  • The latest in Bluetooth connectivity with support for both Bluetooth 5.4 and Bluetooth 5.3, including Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) audio enabling low-power, immersive, high-fidelity PC sonic experiences and support for new Bluetooth Auracast™ capabilities for broadcast audio tuning, personal audio sharing, and enhanced accessibility for hearing aids and new assisted listening services.
  • Next-generation wireless connectivity with support for both Intel Killer Wi-Fi 7 (5 Gig) and Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+).

Mobile systems powered by the Intel Core U Processor Series 1 will come to market in the first quarter of 2024, with more details to come from Intel partners.

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