Now that Intelâ€™s finally announced its new Tiger Lake CPU for laptops Thursday morning, we can finally start making the odds on which chip will win: 11th-gen Tiger Lake or AMD Ryzen 4000.
Sure, we know laptops based on the Tiger Lake CPU arenâ€™t even out yet (wait for a rollout on September 2), and there are far more Ryzen 4000 laptops coming too, but thatâ€™s never stopped the media from speculating. In our case, weâ€™ll make the best educated guesses we can based on what we know. Hereâ€™s how the competition seems to be shaking out:Â
The challenger: Tiger Lake
Intel is playing its Tiger Lake cards pretty close to its chest, so there still isnâ€™t a lot on the table. What we know officially is that the 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPU is built on a 10nm process, using SuperFin technology that primarily addresses one of the shortcomings of the original 10th-gen Ice Lake chip: relatively limited clock speeds.Â