Intel Unveils Rocket Lake-S Architecture
October 30, 2020
Earlier this year, Intel made desktop PCs even better with 10th Gen
Intel Core S-series processors, headlined by the Intel Core i9-10900K.
In the first quarter of 2021, the 11th Gen Intel Core S-series desktop
processors (code-named “Rocket Lake-S”) will bring even more performance
to gamers and PC enthusiasts.
Intelligently designed for desktop performance, Rocket Lake takes
advantage of the microarchitecture changes and instructions per clock (IPC)
advancements to deliver improved raw performance, gen over gen.
About the Architecture: The 11th Gen Intel Core S-series desktop
processor will introduce a new desktop architecture, called Cypress
Cove, designed to transform hardware and software efficiency and
increase performance. This will enable double-digit percentage IPC
performance improvement1 (gen over gen) and deliver enhanced Intel® UHD™
graphics featuring the Intel® Xe Graphics architecture2.
11th Gen Intel Core S-Series Architecture Details
Why Frequency and IPC Matter: Games and most applications continue to
depend on high-frequency cores to drive high frame rates and lower
latency. In addition, the number of IPC improve on the performance that
frequency delivers by executing more instructions. Intel continues to
push the limits of performance with IPC gains and the frequencies
necessary for gaming, content creation and multitasking.
How It is Optimized for Amazing Gaming: Some of the new features being
introduced with 11th Gen Intel Core S-Series include:
Cypress Cove architecture featuring Ice Lake Core architecture and Tiger
Lake Graphics architecture.
Double-digit percentage IPC performance improvement.
Better gen-over-gen performance.
Up to 20 CPU PCIe 4.0 lanes4 for more configuration flexibility.
Enhanced Intel UHD graphics featuring Intel Xe Graphics architecture.
Intel® Quick Sync Video, offering better video transcoding and hardware
acceleration for latest codecs.
New overclocking features5 for more flexible tuning performance.
Intel® Deep Learning Boost and VNNI support.
The 11th Gen Intel Core S-Series desktop processors, launching in 2021’s
first quarter, will deliver amazing performance and flexibility to meet
a range of needs for gamers and content creators.