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 vPro processor|
|Smart security and cost saving manageability combined with the intelligent performance of Intel® Turbo Boost technology helps businesses increase efficiency.||Intel® Core™ i5 vPro 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™ Duo T6670 processor
|Intel® Core™ i7-2720QM||E6420, E6520, E6420ATG||-||Four||2.20Ghz||6M||1600|
|Intel® Core™ i7-2620M||E6420, E6520, E5420, E5520, E6320, E6420ATG, E6220, XT3, E6420XFR||-||Two||2.70Ghz||4M||1333|
|Intel® Core™ i5-2540M||E6420, E6520, E5420, E5520, E6320, E6420ATG, E6220, XT3, E6420XFR||-||Two||2.60Ghz||3M||1333|
|Intel® Core™ i5-2520M||E6420, E6520, E5420, E5520, E6320, E6420ATG, E6220, XT3, E6420XFR||-||Two||2.50Ghz||3M||1333|
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T6670
Intel® Celeron® 925
|Intel® Atom® Processor N455||2120||-||One||1.66Ghz||512K||N/A|
|Intel® Atom® Processor N550||2120||-||Two||1.5Ghz||1M||N/A|
|Best for:||Recommended Intel processors||Capabilities||Intel® vPro™ technology#||Intel Turbo Boost 2.0||Multitask processing||Intel® antitheft||Built-in visuals|
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All the performance of 2nd 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|