Previous Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processor Overview
The previous generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor automatically allocates processing power where it's needed most,¹ performance that accelerates in response to demanding tasks. Whether you’re creating HD video, composing digital music, editing photos, or playing the coolest PC games—with the Intel Core i5 processor you can multitask with ease and be more productive than ever.
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Features and benefits
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload—more performance when you need it the most.
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)² delivers two processing threads per physical core for a total of four threads for massive computational throughput. This 4-way multi-task processing allows each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time. Available on Intel® Core™ i5-600 processor series.
Intel® HD Graphics provides superb visual performance for sharper images, richer color, and life-like video and audio. Available on Intel Core i5-600 processor series.
Intel® Smart Cache is a shared cache dynamically allocated to each processor core, based on workload. This efficient, optimized implementation increases the probability that each core can access data from the fast cache, significantly reducing latency to frequently used data and improving performance. Optimized for industry-leading multi-threaded games.
The 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor family delivers smart performance and built-in visuals for a visibly better PC experience.
¹ Intel® Turbo Boost Technology requires a system with Intel Turbo Boost Technology capability. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/technology/turboboost/.
² Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) requires an Intel HT Technology enabled system, check with your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. Not available on the previous generation Intel® Core™ i5-750. For more information including details on which processors support HT Technology, visit www.intel.com/info/hyperthreading/.
Δ Intel® processor numbers are not a measure of performance. Processor numbers differentiate features within each processor family, not across different processor families. See www.intel.com/products/processor_number/ for details.