Visibly smart performance with a boost.
Intel’s most popular family member adapts and looks better than ever. The 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor delivers even more performance automatically when you need it and now a better visual PC experience built-in. With Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0,1 the 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processor increases speed automatically for whatever you’re doing on your PC. The 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processor also includes built-in visuals,3 a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware required in the PC.
- Smarter processors that deliver extra performance whenever you need it1 and increased energy efficiency when you don’t
- Automatically speeds up your processor when your PC needs extra performance—that’s Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01 (Intel® Core™ i5/i7 processor SKUs only)
- Features 4-way (and 8-way) multi-task processing that allows each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time—that’s Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology2
1Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology capability. Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 is the next generation of Intel Turbo Boost Technology and is available only on 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 and Intel® Core™ i7 processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software and system configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/technology/turboboost.
2Available on select Intel® Core™ processors. Requires Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. For more information including details on which processors support Intel HT Technology, visit www.intel.com/info/hyperthreading.
3Available on the 2nd gen Intel® Core™ processor family. Includes Intel® HD Graphics, Intel® Quick Sync Video, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology, Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology, and Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions. Also optionally includes Intel® Wireless Display depending on whether enabled on a given system or not. Whether you will receive the benefits of built-in visuals depends upon the particular design of the PC you choose. Consult your PC manufacturer whether built-in visuals are enabled on your system. Learn more about built-in visuals at www.intel.com/technology/visualtechnology/index.htm.