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Choosing a new computer? Start with the processor.

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Welcome to Intel®.

What does a computer processor do?

The computer processor (or CPU) is like the brain of your PC and controls what it does. Whether you're watching videos, gaming, browsing the web or photo editing, it all relies on your processor. High performance is essential, so pick a computer with the perfect Intel processor for you.

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Everyday laptops

Perfect for everyday use

Thin, lightweight laptop computers with an Intel® Core™ i3 or Intel® Pentium® Gold processor get things done, fast.

Ideal for daily multi-tasking, streaming, editing and web surfing, there's a laptop to suit any budget. Enjoy all-in-one performance, connectivity and entertainment.

Creative laptops

The power to create anything

Bring your imagination to life with high performance Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processors.

Designed for content creation, you can shoot and edit high quality photos and videos, and even stream in 4K. No spinning wheels, no hiccups. Easily store large files, without compromising on performance.

Gaming laptops

Made for gamers

Whether you want a desktop gaming PC or a laptop for playing on the go, take your experience to the next level with a 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 or i9 processor.

Delivering clock speeds of up to 5.0GHz, 8 cores, 16 threads and compatible with the latest standards and components, expect incredible graphics and performance on even the most demanding gaming titles.

Business laptops

Work smarter, not harder

Fast, ultra-responsive laptops and desktop computers with Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processors make running your business a breeze. They allow small businesses to intelligently accelerate the functions they perform most.

Run programs, multi-task, browse the web and more with ease. So whether you're in the office or working on the go, enjoy high performance all year round.

Processor comparison

Core i3.

Core i3 is great for:

  • Social & web browsing
  • Basic photo editing
  • Productivity
  • Vivid 4K streaming
  • Select PCs with Intel® Optane memory for faster access to your files & apps
    Core i5.

    Core i5 delivers high performance for:

    • Playing popular games
    • Fast content creation
    • Lifelike videos & 3D graphics
    • Seamless multitasking
    • Select PCs with Intel® Optane memory for faster access to your files & apps
    • Select PCs with Intel® Iris Plus graphics for rich image details and vibrant colours
    • Select PCs with Intel® Wifi 6 for best-in-class connectivity for multiple users on the same signal
      Core i7.

      Core i7 delivers premium performance for:

      • Pro-level productivity
      • Gaming with smooth FPS
      • Fast 3D rendering
      • Demanding creative projects
      • Intelligent performance
      • Powerful multitasking
      • Select PCs with Intel® Optane memory for faster access to your files & apps
      • Select PCs with Intel® Iris Plus graphics for rich image details and vibrant colours
      • Select PCs with Intel® Wifi 6 for best-in-class connectivity for multiple users on the same signal

        Other things to look for


        How much computer storage do I need?
        Storage is like a box that holds everything on your PC - the more you have, the more your PC can hold. That means you can keep old files, and store larger files like music and video. As a guide, 500GB of storage would let you store up to 100 hours of video.
         

        What's the difference between HDD and SDD?
        A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) typically has more storage, whereas a Solid State Drive (SSD) usually runs faster. These are the two main types of computer storage available, so choose the one that best suits your needs.
         

        What is RAM?
        RAM is another term for computer memory. Imagine it like a coat rack, helping to keep the things you need close by. To easily run multiple programs at once, 8GB RAM is a standard amount.