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Chip Shot: Intel’s 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors Met with Excitement, Praise

Following its introduction at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show, the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family is being met with praise and recognition from leading publications and was named Best of CES by CNET, LAPTOP Magazine, PC Magazine,, and others. The processors also received editors’ choice awards from Popular Mechanics and Hot Stuff and Best of Show from Gizmodo. The positive response to the new processors is credited to their combination of responsive, adaptive performance with visually smart, seamlessly stunning experiences. In its CES Hot Stuff Awards, Hot Stuff refers to this as “brawn as well as beauty” and in its Best of CES roundup, Huffington Post says that laptops based on 2nd Gen Intel Core “packs more punch”.