Qualcomm might be working on its first laptop processor (benchmarks)

After dominating the smartphone SoC market, Qualcomm plans to work its way to the PC market as well. The company is working on a high-end processor for PCs running on Windows 10.

The new SoC popped up on Geekbench listing a few days back. The new chipset is called Qualcomm “Snapdragon 1000” or “SC8180” and it supports Windows 10 for ARM. The chipset supports 15-watt which is much higher than the existing Snapdragon 835.  According to Geekbench, the processor has eight CPU cores, which are likely to be based on a modified version of the ARM Cortex-A75 or -A76 architecture. The processor is clocked at 1.96 GHz and has 8 GB RAM listed on the test system. The operating system listed on Geekbench is Windows 10 Home (32-bit). On the benchmark test, the processor scored 1392 points for the single-core performance, while it scored 4286 points on the multi-core test.

Qualcomm SC8180

Qualcomm is rumoured to launch the new processor next year probably during CES 2019. According to a report, ASUS will be one of the first companies to use Qualcomm’s SoC in their laptop lineup codenamed “Primus”.

Via: Winfuture

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