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ASSET announces SourcePoint® debug support for Intel 8th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors

Thu, October 5, 2017

Tools for unprecedented debug visibility available on new generation platform codenamed Coffee Lake

Intel® has announced the new family of 8th Gen Intel Core desktop processors, available for purchase beginning October 5, 2017.

  • New 8th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors and Intel® Z370 chipset are perfect for gamers, content creators and overclockers with a range of unlocked “K” processors.
  • Includes a new Intel® Core™ i7 desktop processor that is the best gaming processor ever from Intel, first-ever 6-core Intel® Core™ i5 desktop processor and 4-core Intel® Core™ i3 desktop processor.
  • Performance boosts that deliver frame rate improvements of up to 25 percent compared with 7th Gen Intel Core for smooth gaming experiences and up to 65 percent faster editing in content creation compared with a 3-year-old machine.

ASSET’s SourcePoint® debugger has supported the Intel Core platform from its earliest availability, with full support for source-level debug, Intel Processor Trace, Intel Trace Hub, and other capabilities that may be within the silicon. “Our powerful hardware-assisted JTAG debugger has helped developers get their products to market faster than what was thought possible,” said Larry Osborn, ASSET’s product manager for SourcePoint. “Users in organizations such as Dell, HP, and Lenovo agree that SourcePoint's usability and visibility lead the industry, especially when it comes to UEFI debug.”

SourcePoint operates in multicore, multiprocessor environments and runs on either Microsoft® Windows® or Linux hosts. Features are added constantly to keep up with the ever-changing nature of software development challenges. Availability is now.