Help Me Choose: Processor
What is the difference among Intel® Core™ i3, Intel® Core™ i5 and Intel® Core™ i7 processor?
The Intel Core processor family contains Intel's most feature rich, highest-performance processors for business and consumers. There are three levels of Intel Core processors represented by i3, i5 and i7. The difference between these levels is features (or amount of a particular feature such as amount of cache) present in the processor. The Intel Core i7 processor is the most feature rich, the Intel Core i3 processor the least.
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|Smart, hardware-assisted security and manageability features with the intelligent performance of Intel® Turbo Boost technology helps businesses increase efficiency and lower costs.||Intel Core i7 processor|
|Smart security and cost-saving manageability combined with the intelligent performance of Intel Turbo Boost technology helps businesses increase efficiency.||Intel Core i5 processor|
Mix of value and performance with Enhanced Intel® SpeedStep® technology enabling performance while also meeting the power-conservation needs of mobile systems.
Intel Core i3 processor
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Performance, IT Intelligence
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All the performance of 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 processors.
|Smart 4-way or 8-way multitask processing enables users to move between business applications quickly and seamlessly.* Up to 2x faster multitasking.* Run typical business applications up to 60 percent faster on an Intel Core i5 processor vs. a 3-year-old PC.||4-way|