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Intel introduces the world’s best new processors, the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family, now with stunning visuals built-in. The visual experience on the laptop and PC will never be the same.


Intel Launches 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

  • The new processors include surprising and exciting new features such as Intel® Quick Sync Video, Intel® HD Graphics, Intel Wireless Display 2.0, and Intel® Insider™. Also revealed are collaborations with companies such as CinemaNow*, Image Entertainment*, Sonic Solutions*, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution* and others.
  • These processors offer amazing video technology. Intel Quick Sync can convert a four minute HD video file on a laptop to play on an iPod in only 16 seconds1, while Intel Insider enables full HD movie downloading and viewing on a PC screen or beaming it from a notebook to an HDTV using Intel WiDi 2.0.
  • Combined, Intel will introduce 20 new processors, new chipsets and new wireless chips including new Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 processors, Intel® 6 Series Chipsets, and Intel® Centrino® Wi-Fi and WiMAX adapters. More than 500 new PCs and laptops will be based on these new processors.

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A portfolio of software apps enhanced for the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ family of processors including games, media titles, as well as Quick Sync videos from CyberLink and Roxio.

This issue of Intel® Visual Adrenaline highlights the introduction of the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family, offers significant improvements for creators of digital content such as video and music, with exciting new features of interest to game developers worldwide.

Darkspore and Lego Universe Take Advantage of 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors – Solution briefs highlighting how the Intel Graphics Processor Analyzer with 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors helped Darkspore and Lego Universe game developers optimize their games.

1 Video transcode claim using Cyberlink* MediaEspresso 6 to render a 4 minute, 449 MB, 1920x1080i, 18884 kbps, MPG2 video file for playback on an Apple* iPod* with resolution of 640×360, H.264, and file format of .MP4.