Intel launched its new 7th gen CPU codenamed as Kaby Lake in August 2017, all of the key features and specifications of this CPU are out now.
Many say that the Kaby Lake CPU is nothing but a minor improvement from the previous Skylake CPU, but it also has some considerable improvements over the old version, some of which we’ll discuss in this post. Lets take a look at some pros and cons of using Intel’s new Kaby Lake CPU.
No Support For Windows 7
Microsoft’s Windows 7 is one of their ever green products, but it seems now that it’s no longer like that, as Intel’s Kaby Lake CPU won’t support windows 7. So, this will force Microsoft to upgrade all their 7th gen supported laptops to windows 10 for free.
But there is a major problem here, many businesses run on windows 7 as they have all their programs built with windows 7 as a base, and the programs can’t support any newer versions of windows.
Smaller And Faster
Many people believe that bigger things are better, but this isn’t how the semiconductor technology works.
Each CPU has a big chunk of silicon 3nbedded into it. The silicon contains various (billions) transistors in it. Transistors are tiny switches which response to the electricity signals passing through them, and hence they control the function of the computer. So, a smaller CPU is much better than a bigger one, because the transistors are smaller and are placed near each other, making the operation faster.
Should You Upgrade
Since the Kaby Lake is just an incremental update, it is entirely up to you to choose or refuse to buy it. If you’re the kind of person who likes to have the latest technology in their hands, that this is probably for you. If you’re going to buy this CPU anyways, than you better off check itechpost.com for more info.