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Chip Shot: Microsoft Announcing New Surface 3 Based on Intel® Atom™ x7 Processor

Surface 3 powered by the Intel Atom x7 processor

Surface 3 powered by the Intel Atom x7 processor

Today, Microsoft introduces the new Surface 3, powered by the recently announced Intel® Atom™ x7 processor, the highest performing processor in the Intel Atom™ product family. The Intel Atom x7 processor doubles the graphics performance over the prior generation processor.  Surface 3 is the thinnest and lightest Surface yet and is optimized to run Windows and Office at an affordable price. The Surface 3 will be available for pre-order starting today on March 31.