Intel® Processor Numbers

Learn About Intel® Processor Numbers

  • Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Intel® Pentium® Processors
  • Intel® Celeron® Processors
  • Intel® Atom™ Processors
  • Intel® Xeon® and Itanium® Processors

The processor number is one of several factors, along with processor brand, specific system configurations and system-level benchmarks, to be considered when choosing the right processor for your computing needs.

Intel processor numbers are based on a variety of features that may include clock speed, power and other Intel technologies¹. A processor number represents a broad set of features that can influence overall computing experience but is not a measurement of performance.

A higher number within a processor class or family generally indicates more features, but it may be more of one and less of another. Once you decide on a specific processor brand and type, compare processor numbers to verify the processor includes the features you are looking for.

Intel抯 processor number system is used with the following brands:

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