With the increasing popularity of digital creation (4K videos, digital design etc.), more creative professionals and engineers are seeing a need for workstation class capabilities in a portable device.The new processors also come with all the bells and whistles of their desktop counterparts like error-correcting memory that automatically detects and repairs errors, hardware-assisted security, manageability, and productivity capabilities of the vPro fame and remote management. The Xeon for notebooks will also feature Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C connectivity.
Intel will also provide certifications for applications in computer-aided design and engineering, and digital content creation.The company has not yet revealed other major details as to what the processors will exactly be capable of nor do we have any numbers for on paper comparison. However, if you are a designer, content-creator or photo/video editor, you'll know that you need the right mix of processor performance, memory, graphics and storage that lets you create, test, and deliver solutions. Stay tuned for more as we will be updating once we receive any more news from Intel. Meanwhile, check out the spec chart for Xeon desktop processors to get a rough idea of what to expect: In case you are wondering as to what difference it will create for an average user, make sure to check this informative post about the differences between Intel Xeon and i5/i7.