First Machines Using Kaby Lake Processors Coming This Fall, but MacBook Pro Not Likely Among Them
At today’s Intel Developer Forum, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and other Intel execs showed off its 7th Generation Core, Kaby Lake.While information shared on Kaby Lake was limited, there was an on-screen demo of two machines equipped with Kaby Lake processors, shown editing 4K video and using built-in graphics to play popular Blizzard game Overwatch.Kaby Lake is hardware accelerated for the HEVC Main10 profile, meaning it can “play the highest quality 4K premium content on the market today without a hitch.”An HP two-in-one laptop on stage was used to edit 4K video and a Dell XPS laptop was used to show off Overwatch, which ran seamlessly on the machine thanks to Intel’s efforts to “push the boundaries of processor graphics.
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MacBook Pro 2016 will feature Skylake processor instead of Kaby Lake processor
MacBook Pro 2016 will feature Skylake processor instead of Kaby Lake processorMacBook Pro 2016 will feature Skylake processor instead of Kaby Lake processor (Photo : YouTube/HandyAndy Tech Tips)Rumor has it that the upcoming MacBook Pro 2016 could feature the Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processors.However, if new reports are anything to go by, the new MacBook Pro will not feature newest processors from the chip company.It is because Intel launches the low-power 15W U-series chips and 4.5W Y-series chips first, meaning that the processors are certainly not for the MacBook Pro.
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2016 MacBook Pro Will Not Get A Kaby Lake Processor Upgrade
There are plenty of features to look forward to in the upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro, but if the recently concluded IDF is anything to go by, it will not include the new Kaby Lake Processor.(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)One of the biggest specifications rumored to be surrounding the 2016 MacBook Pro is the inclusion of Intel’s newest chip, the Kaby Lake Processor.But while the chip itself was present in the recently concluded Intel Developer Forum, there was no mention of its place in the upcoming Apple line.