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2nd Generation Intel


Processors for Consumer
Mobile Computing
Select the 2nd Generation Intel
Core Mobile Processor that Best
Fits Your Lifestyle
2nd Generation Intel Core i7 Processor
Visibly Smart Performance at Its Best
This processor can handle it all, with
headroom to spare. Top-of-the-line speed
is complemented by Intel Turbo Boost Tech-
nology 2.0, which adapts processor speed
for more performance when you need it.
With our richest set of features, including
our unique built-in visuals, the 2nd gen Intel
Core i7 mobile processor is the ideal choice
for visibly smart performance at its best.
2nd Generation Intel Core i5 Processor
Visibly Smart Performance with a Boost
Our most popular family member adapts
and looks better than ever. The 2nd gen
Intel Core i5 mobile processor delivers
more performance automatically and a
better visual PC experience built-in.
visibly smart performance with a boost.
2nd Generation Intel Core i3
ProcessorA Visibly Smart Start
As the frst level of Intels latest processor
family with the built-in visuals you want,
the 2nd gen Intel Core i3 mobile processor
makes a fast, responsive, and visually immer-
sive PC experience available to everyone.

Start here for visibly smart performance.
seamless experience when watching,
creating, managing, and sharing your
favorite videos, photos, Web sites, and
movies on your PC. So what you see looks
amazing and runs without interruption.
Intel Quick Sync Video
allows the conver-
sion of media from one device to another
at incredible speed. Intel Clear Video
HD Technology
delivers superb visual
performance for sharper images, richer
color, and lifelike audio and video and
Intel HD Graphics
offers the needed
performance for playing mainstream
and casual games.
Now enjoy all of your personal and online
content on your big screenby wirelessly
connecting your laptop to your TV.
able on laptops featuring a smart 2nd
gen Intel Core mobile processor, Intel
Wireless Display
combined with an
adapter enables you to project personal
content, online TV shows, movies, videos,
and moreall with great image clarity up
to 1080p. No more crowding around the
laptopnow you can gather around the
TV to enjoy your PC content.
Get everything you need to enjoy stunning
and seamless visual experiences, now built
into your processor.
Product Overview
The 2nd gen Intel Core mobile processor
family delivers a visibly smarter PC experi-
ence. Whether you use your PC for digital
media, gaming, play, or everyday tasks,
these new processors deliver even more
performance automatically when you need
it and now offer a better visual PC experi-
ence built-in. The 2nd gen Intel Core mobile
processors make it easier for you to design,
edit, play, share, and enjoysmarter than
ever before.
With Intel Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 the
processor intelligently increases your PCs
speed when you need it. The 2nd gen Intel
Core mobile processor family also includes
built-in visuals, a rich set of new features
for a stunning and seamless visual PC
experience with no additional hardware
required. Also featured is Intel Hyper-
Threading Technology
, which enables each
processor core to work on two tasks at the
same time, delivering the smart multitasking
performance you need to move between
applications quickly. Thats visibly smart
performance with a boost.
A Feast for Your Eyes
The built-in visual features
in the 2nd gen
Intel Core mobile processor family deliver
what you need to enjoy a stunning and
2nd Generation Intel Core Processors for Consumer Mobile Computing
2nd Generation Intel Core Mobile Processor Family
For more information on the 2nd generation Intel Core mobile processor family,

Requires 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 gen Intel
Core i5 and Intel Core i7 processors. Consult your PC manu-
facturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software,
and system confguration. For more information, visit

Available on select Intel Core processors. Requires an Intel HT
Technology-enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer. Perfor-
mance will vary depending on the specifc hardware and software
used. For more information, including details on which processors
support HT Technology, visit

Available 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,
if it is enabled on a system. Whether you will receive the benefts
of built-in visuals depends upon the particular design of the PC
you choose. Consult your PC manufacturer to see if built-in visuals
are enabled on your system. Learn more about built-in visuals at

Requires an Intel Wireless Display enabled PC, compatible
adapter, and TV. 1080p and Blu-ray* or other protected content
playback is only available on 2nd gen Intel Core processor-
based PCs with built-in visuals enabled. Consult your PC
manufacturer. For more information, visit

Software and workloads used in performance tests may have
been optimized for performance only on Intel microprocessors.
Performance tests, such as SYSmark* and MobileMark*, are mea-
sured using specifc computer systems, components, software,
operations, and functions. Any change to any of those factors
may cause the results to vary. You should consult other informa-
tion and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating
your contemplated purchase, including the performance of that
product when combined with other products.

Intel Virtualization Technology requires a computer system with
an enabled Intel processor, BIOS, virtual machine monitor (VMM),
and, for some uses, certain computer system software enabled for
it. Functionality, performance, or other benefts will vary depend-
ing on hardware and software confgurations and may require a
BIOS update. Software applications may not be compatible with all
operating systems. Please check with your application vendor.

Viewing stereo 3-D content requires 3-D glasses and a 3-D-
capable display. Physical risk factors may be present when
viewing 3-D material.

Intel Insider, a hardware-based content protection mechanism,
requires an Intel Core processor-based PC with built-in visuals.
Consult your PC manufacturer. Online content available from
qualifed providers. For more information, visit
Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, Core Inside, Intel InTRU, and
Intel Insider are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S.
and other countries.
* Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
Copyright 2010 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.
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2nd Generation Intel Core Mobile Processor Family Comparison
Maximum Number of Processor Cores / Threads 4 / 8 2 / 4 2 / 4
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 Yes Yes No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Yes Yes Yes
Built-In Visuals
Yes Yes Yes
Maximum Intel Smart Cache 8 MB L3 shared 3 MB L3 shared 3 MB L3 shared
AES New Instructions (AES-NI) Yes Yes Yes
Intel HD Graphics 3000 Yes Yes Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT-x)
Yes Yes Yes
Recommended Intel 6 Series Express Chipset HM67 / HM65 HM67 / HM65 HM67 / HM65
Features and Benefts of the 2nd Generation Intel Core Mobile Processor Family
Feature Benefit
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 The next generation of adaptive performance is more intelligent, energy-efficient, and dynamic than ever before. It delivers an automatic speed increase for demanding
tasks. Available exclusively on 2nd gen Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 mobile processors.
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Provides up to 8-way multitask processing so users experience less hesitation and more responsiveness when working on two tasks simultaneously.
Built-in Visuals
Intel Quick Sync VideoDelivers fast conversion of video for portable media players, online sharing, and video editing and authoring.
Intel Wireless Display
Displays local and online content on a big screen with great image clarity up to 1080p, simply by wirelessly connecting a laptop to a TV.
Intel InTRU 3D
Stereoscopic 3-D Blu-ray* playback in full 1080p resolution over HDMI* 1.4 and premium audio.
Intel HD GraphicsEnhanced 3-D performance for immersive mainstream and casual gaming.
Intel Advanced Vector ExtensionsA set of new instructions to improve software performance for floating point-intensive applications such as audio processing,
audio codecs, and image and video editing applications.
Intel Clear Video HDVisual quality and color fidelity enhancements for spectacular HD playback and immersive Web browsing.
Advanced Encryption Standard New InstructionsNew AES instructions add hardware acceleration to AES algorithms and speeds up the execution of AES applications.
Intel Insider
Unlock a world of premium HD movies and entertainment right from your PC.
Integrated Memory Controller An integrated memory controller offers stunning memory read/write performance through efficient prefetching algorithms, lower latency, and higher memory bandwidth.
Intel Smart Cache The shared cache is dynamically allocated to each processor core, based on workload. This significantly reduces latency, improving performance.
Intel Virtualization Technology
Allows one hardware platform to function as multiple virtual platforms. Offers improved manageability by limiting downtime and maintaining productivity by isolating
computing activities into separate partitions.
The 2nd generation Intel Core mobile processor
family delivers a visibly smarter PC experience.