Qualcomm may be close to losing its status as the exclusive chip supplier for Windows on ARM laptops, but the company is not giving up the fight to make this a viable platform and today announced a new generation of high-end and mid-range ARM. processor for Windows.
The new one Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Generation 3 built on 5nm process and delivers up to 40% increase in single core performance, 85% increase in multi-core performance and 60% increase in GPU performance, all delivering 60% better performance per watt than x86 chips. Qualcomm hopes these chips will be used in ultra-thin and fanless laptops.
This chipset offers 5G and WiFi 6/6E connectivity, upgraded audio and camera functions, and chip-to-cloud security, and should provide days of battery life. According to Qualcomm, this means you can game in Full HD at up to 120fps while playing 50% longer than “competitive platforms”.
Qualcomm also launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c + Generation 3 chipset designed for low-end PCs and Chromebooks.
It is built on the 6nm process and will deliver up to 40% improved CPU performance and 35% improved graphics performance at most. It also supports 5G, (sub-6 and mmWave) through the Snapdragon X53 5G Modem-RF system, which also supports Wi-Fi 6 and 6E.
Devices powered by Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 and 7c + Gen 3 chipsets are expected to hit the market in the first half of 2022.
https://mspoweruser.com/qualcomm-announce-snapdragon-8cx-gen-3-for-windows-11-arm-pcs-with-up-to-85-performance-boost/ Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 for Windows 11 ARM PCs with up to 85% performance boost