Intel’s New 10-Nanometer Chips Have Finally Arrived

Today we learned everything there is to know about the new Intel chip that will likely power the next laptop you buy. For months, the chipmaker has been hyping the launch of its 10th-generation, 10-nanometer silicon processor, codenamed Ice Lake. We heard a little about it at CES in Las Vegas in January and at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, in May. Now Ice Lake chips are officially available for PC makers to use, so Intel is finally sharing all the critical details. The company has also been teasing Project Athena, a new set of laptop specifications and performance expectations that Intel says it will co-engineer with PC makers. The Athena program is, in many ways, not unlike the Ultrabook specifications …