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Intel Corei7

Definition - What does Intel Corei7 mean?

An Intel Corei7 is an Intel proprietary processor that is built on the framework of multiprocessor architecture.

It is available in dual-core, quad-core and hex-core processor architectures. The Intel Corei7 has utilized several micro-architectures, including:

  • Arrandale
  • Clarksfield
  • Lynnfield
  • Bloomfield
  • Gulftown

It can be installed within mobile, desktop and embedded devices.

Techopedia explains Intel Corei7

An Intel Corei7 is the fastest version of the Intel processor for consumer-end computers and devices. Like the Intel Corei5, the Corei7 is embedded with Intel Turbo Boost Technology. The Intel Corei7 is available in two- to six-core varieties, and can support up to 12 different threads simultaneously.

Its processor clock speed ranges from 1.70 GHz to up to 3.90 GHz, with cache memory from 4 to 12 MB. Intel Corei7 thermal design power (TDP) range goes from 130 watts TDP to as low as 15 watts TDP. Similar to some other Corei series processors, the Intel Corei7 supports error correction code (ECC) memory, Intel Platform Protection Security and Intel OS Guards. These features provide embedded security abilities for protecting BIOS, enabling secure boot and protection against attacks.

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