This article is a copy of a section from “Intel Core Series Processor Number“
Intel Processor Identifiers for Core™ series processors consists of four key parts. They can seem like a puzzle to solve and even seem random at times. This article will help you decode and help decode Intel Core™ series processors.
This is the series of processor. These include i3, i5, i7 and i9 series of processors.
This is the generation of the processor. The higher the number, the newer generation that product is.
The three digits represents the SKU of that product
Many of Intel’s processors have a suffix which can seem random and elusive at times.
|Unlocked/Able To Be Overclocked
|High Performance Graphics
|Unlocked with High Performance Graphics
|Unlocked, Quad Core Processors
|Extremely Low Power
|Without Integrated Graphics
|Includes Radeon RX Vega Graphics
|High End/Sodered-on Processor (Broadwell Line)
|Unlocked/Able To Be Overclocked (Broadwell Line)