Why do processors matter?

The processor is the brain of your computer. It is responsible for speed, multitasking, and a smoother, more responsive experience. With the latest 5th generation Intel® Core™ processors, your computer will be able to do things even faster, get more done at the same time, make everything look better with HD graphics and last longer too! So what does a good processor mean for you?

For everyday use

Whether it’s surfing the web, creating home movies, sharing photos and videos; all of your favorite things can be done a lot faster with a good processor. You’ll also be able to create and watch better quality videos and photos.

For work & office

A better processor lets you get your word processing, spreadsheets and presentations done more efficiently. You’ll also not have to worry about having too many documents open because a good processor makes multitasking a breeze.

For crystal clear graphics

5th gen Intel® Core™ processors now come with HD graphics so you’ll always get the best visuals and effects. Watch the latest movies in 4K1, and experience smooth, seamless video chats with friends while enjoying amazing battery life.

Security from the inside

5th gen Intel® Core™ processors all come with built-in security features like rapid data encryption and identity theft protection to help keep your data safer2, 3,*. This means worrying less about your personal data and doing more of your favorite things online.


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Now that you’ve learned about what your processor does and why it’s so important, you can start deciding if you want a notebook, anUltrabook™ or a desktop.

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