What Are Some Intel Processors?


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The Core m5-6Y54, the Core i5-6300HQ and the Core i7-6920HQ are three processors by Intel. While the m5-6Y54 is better suited for portable devices, the other two are high-performance CPUs intended for desktop computers. As of 2015, the Core i7-6920HQ is Intel's most powerful customer grade CPU.

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With four threads within two cores that run at 1.1 gigahertz, the m5-6Y54 requires only 4.5 watts to run. The CPU can boost up to 2.7 gigahertz when under heavy workload. The m5-6Y54 supports LPDDR3 and DDR3L RAM sticks up to 16 gigabytes in capacity. The HD Graphics 515 comes as an integrated component of the CPU. The integrated GPU runs at 900 megahertz and can handle videos up to 1080p in resolution.

The i5-6300HQ has four physical cores that run at a base frequency of 2.3 gigahertz. The CPU can boost the frequency up to 3.2 gigahertz when under heavy workload. It supports up to 64 gigabytes of RAM. The CPU requires 45 watts to run and is compatible with DDR, LPDDR3 and DDR3L RAM modules. Intel HD Graphics 530 is included in the CPU and can handle desktop resolutions up to 4096 by 2304 at 60 hertz.

With four physical cores running eight threads, the Core i7-6920HQ is Intel's most powerful customer CPU as of December 2015. The processor can boost up to 3.8 gigahertz at each core and requires 45 watts of power to run. The i7-6920HQ has the exact same RAM support and the integrated GPU as the i5-6300HQ.

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