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Comparison Charts for Intel® Core ™ Desktop Processor Family


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These tables contain the basic features of the Intel® Core ™ Desktop Processor Family and the Intel® Boxed Processors. If you want to see direct specification comparisons, please see Comparing Intel® Processors Using the Product Specifications (ARK) Page. This video provides technical information that you can also compare.

Comparison of Intel® Core ™ Desktop Processors

Compare all Intel Core processors using the Excel * tables or PDF files listed below.

Excel files

In these files you can use the available filters to sort by generations, IDs (i9, i7, i5 and i3) or other functions.

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

  1. click on the drop-down arrow in column C, Processor number.
  2. Next you just have to be in the field Search i7 enter and then press Enter to press. A list of the i7 processors will now be displayed.
  3. You can have more Apply filter and search for other functions within the i7 list.

PDF files

Alternatively, you can use the PDF files listed below. They provide the same information as the Excel files above, but in PDF format.

Difference between i9, i7, i5 and i3 in Intel® Core ™ desktop processors of the 10th, 9th, 8th and 7th generation

View the Intel® Core ™ Desktop Processor Performance Index (10th, 9th, 8th, 7th, and 6th Generation)