The latest generation of Core i-series processors features a multi-core microarchitecture with integrated graphics. It contains the processor core, the memory controller, caches and graphics. The memory controller supports DDR3/DDR4 RAM. This significantly improves data exchange between processor and DRAM through a higher clock frequency.
Hyperthreading technology from Intel enables each core to process two tasks simultaneously. This makes optimal use of the processing resources and boosts the overall performance of the system. Even memory-intensive applications have sufficient processing power for programs running in parallel.
When the situation calls for it, the processor automatically shifts into high gear with Intel's Turbo Boost Technology. This dynamically increases the processor frequency beyond the base operating frequency when the workload demands additional performance. CPU power can therefore be increased temporarily when necessary.