Solidot | Intel and AMD announce cooperation


Two major competitors on the CPU market Intel and AMD officially announced cooperation the cooperation between the two sides is a customized chip, It contains Intel’s eighth generation core, AMD’s Radeon GPU core, and HBM2 memory. The new chip is aimed at laptops and lightweight markets, while maintaining a lightweight, high-performance gaming performance, which is the first mobile chip to use HBM. The product is expected to be launched in the first quarter of 2018. This is Intel’s project and Intel’s first contact with AMD. Intel has been fined about US $1 billion for anti-competitive behavior against AMD. The two companies have been surprisingly co-operative, but it is also understandable that Intel’s GPU remains a weakness, while AMD lags behind another competitor, Nvidia, in the GPU market.