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.
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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



CoresClock Speed


Intel® Core™ M-5Y10c7202-TwoUp to 2.00 Ghz4MBNA
Intel® Core™ M-5Y717202 -TwoUp to 2.90 GHz4MBNA
Intel® Core™ i7-2620ME6420, E6520, E5420, E5520, E6320, E6420ATG, E6220, XT3, E6420XFR-Two2.70Ghz4M1333
Intel® Core™ i5-2540ME6420, E6520, E5420, E5520, E6320, E6420ATG, E6220, XT3, E6420XFR-Two2.60Ghz3M1333
Intel® Core™ i5-2520ME6420, E6520, E5420, E5520, E6320, E6420ATG, E6220, XT3, E6420XFR-Two2.50Ghz3M1333

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T6670

E5420m, E5520m 


Intel® Celeron® 925

E5420m, E5520m 

Intel® Atom® Processor N455 2120 -One1.66Ghz512K  N/A
Intel® Atom® Processor N550 2120 -Two1.5Ghz1M  N/A
How to select the right Intel® laptop processor

Best for:Recommended Intel processorsCapabilitiesIntel® vPro™ technology#Intel Turbo Boost 2.0Multitask processingIntel® antitheftBuilt-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.*
  • Disable lost or stolen laptops with optional Intel® antitheft technology*
  • Remotely isolate and repair infected PCs from the network*

All the performance of 2nd 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
 -Up to
 Netbook Atom Processor 
  • Provide basic computing for small screen devices
# Intel® vPro™ technology features and benefits require specific computer configuration and setup by purchaser.