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10 nm Intel Cannonlake i3-8121U Pops Up In Lenovo Ideapad 330 Notebook

Intel has quite a portfolio when it comes to its CPUs which is quite apparent with Intel Coffee Lake CPUs, however, Intel is yet to reveal its upcoming 10nm Cannonlake CPUs but before Intel could officially reveal it, the first ever Intel Cannonlake i3-8121U mobile CPU has popped up in Lenovo Ideapad 330 Notebook.

According to the listing for Lenovo Ideapad 330 over at a Chinese retailer, the notebook features the 10nm Intel Cannonlake i3-8121U mobile CPU and will be the first laptop to feature the Intel Cannonlake mobile CPU. Here are the full specs for the Lenovo Ideapad 330:

  • Intel Core i3-8121U
  • Radeon RX 540 2 GB
  • Up to 8 GB of DDR4 memory
  • Up to 1 TB 5400RPM HDD
  • 256 GB SSD

According to the listing, the upcoming Cannonlake i3-8121U is a dual-core CPU which features a base clock of 2.2GHz and 4 MB L3 cache. As for the boost clock, while the listing doesn’t mention it but according to the previous leak it features a boost clock of 2.6 GHz.

This is not the first time the Intel Cannonlake i3-8121U has popped up as earlier this year this particular CPU was mentioned in a leak along with upcoming Cofee Lake CPUs which also revealed the benchmarks for the i3-8121U.

Speaking on Intel, the company has finally revealed the specs for Intel Z390 Chipset. According to the official product brief, this chipset will be the first of the overclock-friendly motherboards that will feature same underpins featured in H310, H370 and B360 motherboards, Meaning the Z390 chipset will support 8th gen CPUs along with the upcoming “Cannon Lake” CPUs.

Furthermore, it will also feature 16 PCIe 3.0 lanes for Intel Coffee Lake CPUs allowing for multiple GPUs or SSDs to be installed.

What do you think of the Intel Cannonlake Core i3-8121U mobile CPU? Let us know in the comments.

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