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_LAKEFIELD 0x8A
+#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.

via:MA