Intel CPUs could soon swap their iconic ‘i’ for some confusing new names

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It appears like Intel might be ditching its iconic ‘i’ branding for CPU names within the not-too-distant future. Meaning no extra i5, i7, and so forth. Why? That’s for Intel to know, and us to marvel.

The information comes from Intel’s director of world communications, Bernard Fernandes, who confirmed in a tweet that Intel has plans for ‘model adjustments’ as the corporate is at what he calls an ‘inflection level’ in its roadmap for future CPU generations.

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