Intel announces technology roadmap to 2024, Raptor Lake will be available later this year

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Looking to the future: Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger gave attendees of Friday's investor meeting Friday, 2022, the company's growth strategy and technical advances over the next few years. The presentation covered topics ranging from upcoming data center technologies to plans for automotive-focused foundry services. It also provided attendees with new insights into Intel's server and client roadmaps.

Following the milestones presented during the meeting, the first product in the 7th generation Intel processor family, called Sapphire Rapids, is ready to go to market in the first quarter of this year. year 2022.

Later products will include Emerald Rapids in 2023 and new P-core and E-core configurations for the Sierra Forest and Granite Rapids product lines in 2024.

Intel's Customer Computing Group (CCG) gave attendees more upcoming technology to look forward to. Raptor Lake, Intel's next generation of desktop processors built on Intel 7 process node, was introduced during a live demonstration and is expected to ship in the second half of 2022.

The company claims this new generation of CPUs will provide double the performance and greater core and thread counts while allowing users to continue using Alder Lake's existing LGA 1700 platform.

The presentation identified several more generations of Intel CCG processors that will be built on the upcoming Intel 4 process node. These include the Meteor Lake product line in 2023 and the next Arrow Lake product line in 2024.

Beyond 2024, the company plans to leverage their IDM 2.0 strategy to support Lunar Lake and other product lines in the future.

Intel also provided information on the much-anticipated Intel Arc graphics lineup. The company is expected to ship more than 4 million discrete GPUs in 2022 alone. This ambitious number includes Arc Alchemist GPUs in Q1 2022 for laptops and graphics cards for desktops and machines. station sometime between Q2 and Q3. "Celestial", the Arc's ultra-enthusiastic tier, is also said to be in development, however no release date has been revealed.