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Qualcomm Introduces New PC Chips, Compared to the Impact of Windows 95

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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Qualcomm has introduced new PC Chips, which are more effective and reliable.  The company highlighted that owners of laptops built on its new chips can use computers for a long time without worrying about a dead battery. 

Both Microsoft and Qualcomm expressed that the chip maker’s hardware is vital for making those AI additions possible. Also, the chips process the laptops efficiently enough to keep a gadget running for a long time without a recharge.

Qualcomm New PC Chips

Qualcomm New PC Chips Significant as Windows 95

CEO Cristiano Amon gave a speech at Qualcomm’s keynote address at the Computex trade show on Monday. He said, “We’re really making history together and the industry is starting to take notice. I believe it’s as significant as Windows 95.”

The chips, termed Snapdragon chips, were commonly used in mobile and low-power devices. However, during the presentation, Amon announced that the Snapdragon X and CoPilot+ are “coming to all PC form factors.” 

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On this chip project, Qualcomm is working with different partners. They include Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, and Samsung, across a myriad of form factors to produce a large range of Snapdragon-powered PCs. Many of these devices will be available from June 18.

Qualcomm New PC Chips Here To Stay

Microsoft has unveiled its Copilot+ computers infused with AI features. According to Microsoft, the machines from Microsoft’s Surface line, which are all based on Qualcomm chips, will offer more power. Also, it will be faster than Apple’s top-of-the-line MacBook Air.

Amon said, “Qualcomm is now in this neighborhood to stay. We’re not going anywhere, and we’re very happy to be working with our partners.”

The innovation opens a new door in the advanced technology era the world is currently in. It is sure to make the interactions between humans and machines easier and more convenient. 

Qualcomm New PC Chips, A Computer Powerhouse

The technology that underpins all of the AI features is the NPU (Neural Processing Unit) inside the Snapdragon X Elite. The Snapdragon X Elite offers a remarkable 45 TOPS. This makes it the fastest NPU for laptops with leading performance per watt. 

Amon proudly stated that the AI performance of the Snapdragon X Elite is comparable to that of the Snapdragon X Plus.

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Abdullahi Kafayat
Abdullahi Kafayat

Abdullahi Kafayat is an enthusiastic writer interested in the tech world. She's a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and has a BSc in Chemistry. You can reach her at Kafayatabdullahi17@gmail.com.

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