Intel announces 7th-gen Intel Core processors for enhanced performance and security

By: Costea Lestoc
2 minute read

A few months ago, we informed you that Intel would release its seventh-gen gen Intel Core family of processors in early 2017. It seems that the company has started the year in force: Many upcoming desktops and laptops will be powered by the most powerful processors that Intel has ever created which make full use of the 14nm process technology.

Here’s how Intel describes its 7th Gen Intel Core processors:

Along with their compatible chipsets – open up a world of rich and immersive experiences for consumers, enterprises, and performance-hungry gaming and media enthusiasts. Simplicity and convenience combine with increased battery life and I/O support to boost users’ productivity and unleash their creativity. With a range of smart, stylish designs and sizes, there is a 7th Gen Intel Core processor-powered computer to fit every life and workstyle.

Thanks to the latest Intel processors, users will be able to view, stream, create and share 4K UHD content. This is the full list of CPU models that are part of the 7th Gen Intel Core processor and Intel Xeon processor family:

  • 4.5W Intel Core vPro processors (Y-series) will be used for 2-in-1 detachables (tablets and laptops);
  • 15W Intel Core vPro, 15W and 28W Intel Core processors (U-series), which will also power 2-in-1 convertibles and which will be used for thin and light clamshells including SKUs with Intel Iris Plus graphics;
  • The 45W Intel Core vPro processors (H-series) will be used for large-screen clamshells and premium notebooks;
  • 45W Intel Core mobile processor (H-series), unlocked 2 SKUs will be found inside VR-capable notebooks;
  • 45W Intel Xeon processors have been created for mobile workstations;
  • 65W Intel Core and Intel Core vPro processors (S-series) – created for mainstream towers;
  • 65W and 35W Intel Core and Intel Core vPro processors (S-series) will be used for all-in-one and mini devices;
  • 95W and 65W Intel Core processors (S-series) will be compatible with enthusiast towers, including unlocked 2 SKUs.

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