New Intel CEO: “We have to be Better at Making CPUs than that Lifestyle Company”

Incoming Intel CEO, reported to step-in Februrary, Patrick Gelsinger sounded the war drums in his pre-inauguration as he addresses the Oregon workforce of Intel. Reported by local Oregon newspaper, the Oregonian, Gelsinger held an all-hands meeting wherein he was quoted to compare Intel’s efforts versus that of Apple with their M1 ARM CPU. Despite AMD’s great performance, Gelsinger’s sights seem to be trainer towards the Apple M1. His concerns are warranted, as Apple’s performance gains supercedes anything AMD can ever produce in relation to TDP and far from Intel’s previous Intel devices.

We have to deliver better products to the PC ecosystem than any possible thing that a lifestyle company in Cupertino makes. We have to be that good, in the future.

Patrick Gelsinger, incoming Intel CEO


Apple has brought spotlight to ARM CPUs with their M1 chip and has made it clear that the architecture is a capable competitor to x86. Intel’s Alder Lake technology will integrate much of ARM’s design philosophy, bringing performance and efficiency to the next level for x86.

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