Intel core Core m3-8100Y becomes Pentium Gold 6500Y

It looks like the brand new Pentium Gold 6500Y processor that will power the Microsoft Surface Go 3 tablet is a renamed 2018 model.  

Pentium Gold 6500Y belongs to the second wave Amber Lake-Y line, which was introduced a year ago. But then in the lineup, the younger model was the Core i3-10110Y. Now, without unnecessary noise, one processor of the Pentium family has appeared in it. It is slightly simpler than the Core i3-10110Y, but at the same time, it completely copies the Core m3-8100Y, released back in 2018.  

The Core m3-8100Y belongs to the Amber Lake-Y line of the first wave, but nothing has changed dramatically in three years. It's still a 14nm process, old GPU, and old architecture. 

Pentium Gold 6500Y, like Core m3-8100Y, contains two cores with Hyper-Threading support and operates at frequencies of 1.1-3.4 GHz. The only difference is the slightly different TDP range settings. Whereas the old model offered a limit of 4.5 to 8 watts with the standard 5 watts, the new one remained unchanged, and the range changed to 3.5-7 watts.  

Thus, Pentium Gold 6500Y is the youngest CPU in its line, offering basic performance and low power consumption. At the same time, Intel has completely abandoned the Core m line, albeit in part simply by renaming.

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