Earlier this week, Intel laid out the bad news about its 7nm development during an investors earnings call, and then followed it up with the departure of its Chief Engineering Officer a few days later. On a slightly more upbeat note, there’s now a rumour that Intel is rebranding its future processor lineup.
According to a tweet by popular leakster 188号 (@momomo_us), Intel had filed what appears to be new logos and brandings to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Interestingly enough, one of the new brandings also show off the new logo, “Evo Powered By Core”. Prior to this, no indication or information regarding the branding even exists.
— 188号 (@momomo_us) July 29, 2020
Unsurprisingly, speculation has begun surfacing as when these labels will begin to go into circulation, while some reports believe that Intel may only introduce them during the launch of its 12th generation Alder Lake, which is to say, won’t be anytime soon. As it stands, Intel recently launched its 10th generation Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs and to state the obvious, we still have the company’s Rocket Lake-S desktop CPUs that are expected to launch sometime next year.
On another note, it is highly possible that Alder Lake could ship out either with Intel’s 10nm or 7nm process nodes, with the latter being very likely. Especially since the semiconductor brand had said that any possibility of the process node going into the production is only feasible between the years 2022 and 2023.