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With its new Snapdragon 8cx computing platform, unveiled on Thursday, chip maker Qualcomm is doubling down on its quest to rival Intel as a go-to provider of the processors and wireless technologies that power ultraportable laptops. The Snapdragon 8cx combines a CPU, GPU, and radios for Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity onto a single chip, a design known in the industry as "system-on-a-chip," or SoC. It's faster and more power-efficient than the Snapdragon 835 and 850, but it still requires specialized versions of the Windows operating system, apps, and other software. This limitation hampered adoption of laptops based on the Snapdragon 835, which was announced in December 2017 and only found its way into two consumer laptops during the six months it was available. One, the Asus NovaGo, suffered from so many problems related to specialized software that it was nearly unusable for basic computing tasks when PCMag tested it earlier this year. The newer Snapdragon 850 is marginally faster but to … [Read more...] about Qualcomm’s 8cx Enables Faster Snapdragon Laptops
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