Search

Intel Enters AI PC Race

Intel Enters AI PC Race

In the latest episode of The 5G Factor, Ron Westfall and Olivier Blanchard address Intel’s entry into the AI PC race with the debut of its NPU-powered Core Ultra processor and the implications for accelerating ecosystem adoption of AI PCs.

Intel Enters AI PC Race with NPU-powered Core Ultra Processor

Intel unveiled an array of technologies to bring AI everywhere and make it more accessible across all workloads, from client and edge to network and cloud, at its third annual Innovation event. Intel seeks to foment the new AI PC experience through its upcoming Intel Core Ultra processors (available December 14), code-named Meteor Lake, featuring Intel’s first integrated neural processing unit (NPU) for power-efficient AI acceleration and local inference on the PC. We examine the impact of the launch including use of the Intel 4 process technology in helping to deliver significant power-efficient performance improvements and bringing discrete-level graphics performance with onboard Intel Arc graphics.

Watch full episode of The 5G Factor here: 5G Factor: New Device Capabilities Pushing 5G Boundaries

Disclosure: The Futurum Group is a research and advisory firm that engages or has engaged in research, analysis, and advisory services with many technology companies, including those mentioned in this article. The author does not hold any equity positions with any company mentioned in this article.

Analysis and opinions expressed herein are specific to the analyst individually and data and other information that might have been provided for validation, not those of The Futurum Group as a whole.

Other insights from The Futurum Group:

Intel Q3 Revenue Hits $14.16 Billion, Beating Analyst Estimates

5G Factor: New Device Capabilities Pushing 5G Boundaries

HP Imagine: A Glimpse Into How Hybrid Work Is Reshaping PC Markets

Author Information

Ron is an experienced, customer-focused research expert and analyst, with over 20 years of experience in the digital and IT transformation markets, working with businesses to drive consistent revenue and sales growth.

He is a recognized authority at tracking the evolution of and identifying the key disruptive trends within the service enablement ecosystem, including a wide range of topics across software and services, infrastructure, 5G communications, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), analytics, security, cloud computing, revenue management, and regulatory issues.

Prior to his work with The Futurum Group, Ron worked with GlobalData Technology creating syndicated and custom research across a wide variety of technical fields. His work with Current Analysis focused on the broadband and service provider infrastructure markets.

Ron holds a Master of Arts in Public Policy from University of Nevada — Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Arts in political science/government from William and Mary.

Olivier Blanchard has extensive experience managing product innovation, technology adoption, digital integration, and change management for industry leaders in the B2B, B2C, B2G sectors, and the IT channel. His passion is helping decision-makers and their organizations understand the many risks and opportunities of technology-driven disruption, and leverage innovation to build stronger, better, more competitive companies.  Read Full Bio.

SHARE:

Latest Insights:

Nivas Iyer, Sr. Principal Product Manager at Dell Technologies, joins Paul Nashawaty to discuss the transition from VMs to Kubernetes and the strategies to overcome emerging data storage challenges in modern IT infrastructures.
Shimon Ben David, CTO at WEKA, joins Dave Nicholson and Alastair Cooke to share his insights on how WEKA's innovative solutions, particularly the WEKApod Data Platform Appliance, are revolutionizing storage for AI workloads, setting a new benchmark for performance and efficiency.
The Futurum Group team assesses how the global impact of the recent CrowdStrike IT outage has underscored the critical dependency of various sectors on cybersecurity services, and how this incident highlights the vulnerabilities in digital infrastructure and emphasizes the necessity for robust cybersecurity measures and resilient deployment processes to prevent widespread disruptions in the future.
On this episode of The Six Five Webcast, hosts Patrick Moorhead and Daniel Newman discuss CrowdStrike Global meltdown, Meta won't do GAI in EU or Brazil, HP Imagine AI 2024, TSMC Q2FY24 earnings, AMD Zen 5 Tech Day, Apple using YouTube to train its models, and NVIDIA announces Mistral NeMo 12B NIM.