Intel Confirmed Alder Lake will Use Hybrid Core/Atom Architecture

Recently, Intel has issued a Linux patch adding Alder Lake processor family support. From the code, Intel has cofirmed that Alder Lake processors will use Hybrid Core/Atom Architecture.

+/* Hybrid Core/Atom Processors */
+#define INTEL_FAM6_ALDERLAKE 0x97

Intel Alder Lake is rumored to be the first 10nm mainstream desktop series. It would also use a newer core design (Golden Cove) paired with Gracemont’s small cores. Release date for Intel Alder Lake processors is expected in 2022. Stay tuned for more info. See Intel CPU roadmap.