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2nd generation Intel® Core™ and Intel® Core™ vPro™ Processor Families

The smart new processors from Intel for business PCs are designed with productivity in mind—productivity of users and IT. Users gain a higher level of processor performance when their applications need it most, while IT benefits from the hardware-assisted features of 2nd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors, dramatically enhancing remote manageability and security.


Visibly Smart Performance

2nd generation Intel® Core™ and Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors offer a performance difference you can see, thanks to:

  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • Four-way (or eight-way) multi-task processing
  • Overall speed gains provided by new processor designs

Visibly smart performance also encompasses stunning, built-in visuals. No graphics cards necessary.


A Higher Degree of Manageability

The 2nd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors help IT work smart. With advanced, hardware-assisted features built right in to the silicon, you can:

  • Quickly deploy security patches across PCs
  • Remotely unlock encrypted drives
  • Manage data security settings, even when PCs are powered off¹

Expanded remote management capabilities such as hardware-based KVM Remote Control let you fix many issues remotely for the first time. What’s more, you see what your users see with greater clarity than ever before.²

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The 90-second, 30,000-foot Overview

The 90-second, 30,000-foot Overview

In this video animation, we take a quick, high-level look at the new capabilities of the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor family. With so much performance and security, it’s easy to see why our new processors are a visibly smarter way to power your business.
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Processor Comparison Guides

Processor Comparison Guides

How do the 2nd gen processors stack up against each other? Which ones are ideal for your workplace? Find the answers, and spec out all the new Intel® processors for business. Compare processors for laptops or desktops.



+ Disclaimers

1Requires activation and a system with a corporate network connection, an Intel® AMT-enabled chipset, network hardware, and software. For notebooks, Intel AMT may be unavailable or limited over a host OS-based VPN, when connecting wirelessly, on battery power, sleeping, hibernating, or powered off. Results dependent upon hardware, setup, and configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/technology/vpro/index.htm.

2KVM Remote Control (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) is only available with Intel® Core™ i5 vPro™ and Core™ i7 vPro™ processors with Intel® Active Management technology activated and configured and with integrated graphics active. Discrete graphics are not supported.