Help Me Choose: Processor

PCs powered by an all new Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor help businesses cut costs and increase efficiency by taking advantage of intelligent performance and unique hardware-assisted security and manageability features.

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.

7th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor:
Delivering real-life productivity, creativity, and big-screen entertainment like never before.
  • Ultra-HD content
  • 360-degree video
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • More power and battery life

6th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor:
Built to outperform.
  • Blazing fast startups
  • Natural interaction through touch, voice and facial recognition
  • Amazing responsiveness lets you rocket between apps and browsing

5th Gen Intel® Processor:
Premium performance, powerful possibilities.
  • Enjoy exceptionally smooth, seamless video chats
  • Amazing battery life that keeps you productive on the go. Only with Intel Inside®

Best for Business: 4th Gen Intel® Core™ with vPro™
  • 4th gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors provide the foundation for an agile, productive enterprise across the entire business client computing continuum—tablet, netbook, laptop, Ultrabook device, desktop, and workstation
  • Key vPro features: Manageability, Security and Automation
  • Get in front of the user’s PC to diagnose and repair without leaving your chair—even with an inoperable OS
  • Cut administration time and cost through fast, automated PC configuration using the latest version of Intel® Setup and Configuration Software. Let employees get back to work instantly and keep them productive while repairing their PCs
  • Improved power management—save power with remotely configured, automated power-up/down – Easily re-direct, reboot, and re-image PCs from anywhere. Quickly locate assets across the campus, like conference rooms, printers, or lost notebook PCs with Intel® vPro™ Technology Embedded, Hardware-Assisted Security
  • Threat Mitigation: Securely boot up business clients from a hardware root of trust with Intel® Platform Protection Technology with Boot Guard. Help prevent malware from digging in below the OS using Intel® OS Guard7
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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
Enjoy impressive PC performance that lets you communicate with friends and family, enjoy entertainment, and get your work done. Get the Intel level performance you’ve come to expect and quality you can count on with an Intel Celeron processor.  Intel® Celeron® processor 
How to Select the Right Intel Laptop Processor

Best for:Recommended Intel ProcessorsCapabilitiesIntel vPro Technology#Intel Turbo Boost 2.0Multitask ProcessingBuilt-in Visuals
Performance, IT Intelligence

Intel i7 vpro

Intel i5 vpro

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See what your users see. Remotely repair and secure PCs with hardware-based KVM Remote Control, even if the PCs are asleep, hibernating, powered down, or the OS is inoperable, wired and wireless, in or outside the corporate firewall.*
  • Remotely isolate and repair infected PCs from the network*

All the performance of 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 processors.


Intel i7

Intel i5

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.
  • Intel Turbo Boost technology 2.0 automatically speeds up the processor when the workload requires extra performance*
  • The Intel Core i5 processor encrypts data up to 4x faster*

Intel i3

  • 4-way multitask processing allows each processor to work on four tasks at the same time*
  • Performance to run anti-virus/spam, spyware and data backup in the background

Intel celeron

  • Proven reliability
  • Great value for entry-level computing
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# Intel vPro technology features and benefits require specific computer configuration and set up by purchaser.