Comparison Charts for Intel® Core™ Desktop Processor Family


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About these charts

These charts contain basic features of the Intel® Core™ Desktop Processor Family and Intel® Boxed processors. If you are looking for side-by-side specification comparisons, see how to compare Intel® Processors using product specifications page (ARK). You can also find and compare technical information by watching this related video.

Intel Boxed and Desktop Processors

Compare Intel® Core™ Processors

Compare all Intel Core processors using the Excel* spreadsheets listed below. In these files, you can use the available filters to sort for generations, identifiers (i9, i7, i5, and i3), or other features.


If your Intel® Core™ processor number ends with “H”, “HK”, “G”, “U” , “Y”,” HQ”, or “M”, then it is an Intel® mobile processor.  Check comparison charts for Intel® Core™ Laptop Processor Family.

For example: if you need to compare only i7 processors, follow these steps:

  1. Click the dropdown arrow in column C, Processor Number.
  2. In Search field, type i7, and click enter.  A list of i7 processors wil be shown.
  3. You can filter even further and search for other features within i7 list.


DownloadIntel® Core™ 10th , 9th, 8th, 7th, 6th, 5th, 4th generations and Core-X comparison (Excel) Excel icon

DownloadIntel® Core™ 4th, 3rd,2nd, and legacy comparison (Excel) Excel icon

Difference between i9, i7, i5, and i3 in 10th, 9th, 8th, and 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Desktop Processors

Performance Index for Intel® Core™ Desktop Processor 


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Comparison Charts for Intel® Core™ Laptop Processor Family
Intel® Core™ Processors Technical Resources
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