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    Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    This 7nm platform includes the latest Kryo 495 octa-core CPU and Adreno 680 GPU.
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    Re: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    PCs more like smartphones
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    Re: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    And the drive to slowly remove user serviceable parts from PC's begins...

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    Re: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    I think this is great. This will push both AMD and Intel even more. ANd maybe invite others ARM cpu makers to join the game. The rumors are constant that Apple is preparing their arm cpus for their laptops and desktops so they can get rid off Intel, AMD and others. They are going for almost full vertical integration.
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    Re: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    I think for laptops this could be seriously disruptive. Intel are about to get hammered in all areas by the look of it. As for removing user serviceable parts - surely this is going to be confined to slimline laptops which are not exactly user serviceable anyway? I doubt it'll make it into desktops as so many compromises will have been made for power efficiency.

    I think there's a big market for responsive, small, ideally cheap productivity / browsing machines - the netbook fad a while back demonstrated that, it's just they were a little too meh. Get that package with more modern designs, flagship phone responsiveness, fast storage and always on internet and people will lap it up. A lot of people on here might not find it appealing but I bet normal people who won't mind / won't even see the restrictions will love it.

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    Re: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    Quote Originally Posted by EvilCycle View Post
    And the drive to slowly remove user serviceable parts from PC's begins...
    To be fair that begun some time ago, notably with 'ultrabooks'.

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    Re: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    Netbook V2?
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    Re: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    Quote Originally Posted by Platinum View Post
    Netbook V2?
    It was only Microsoft insisting that netbooks had weedy screens and insufficient ram to be eligible for a cheap version of Windows that tarnished the idea into oblivion. Small, cheap laptops are a good option to have. Thank you Microsoft for once again grinding innovation and choice into the ground.

    Both my kids have 2 in 1 tablets running Windows, neither ever use them. I think those were netbook V2, so this would be V3. I have faith they will find a way to ruin it.

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    Re: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is its 'extreme' SoC for PCs

    Great product for people that don't care about computers.

    I'm gonna stay away like the plague.

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