What do the numbers and letters mean on an Intel CPU

What do the numbers and letters mean on an Intel CPU

March 18, 2018 Laptop 0

The suffix letter for Intel processors sounds like a secret code or just a random number to increase sales? Well here we have unlocked the intel-Vinci-code...LOL to help you understand, reading this article will help you to make your decision when buying any Intel CPU.

Intel i5 vs i7 can be understood as the bigger number is better CPU but what about i7-7700K  or i7-8650U? What is this K or U stand for? Here is the list.

Alpha SuffixMeaningExample
KUnlocked8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8700K processor
GIncludes discrete graphics on package8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8705G processor
UUltra-low power8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U processor
TPower-optimized lifestyle7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700T processor
HHigh performance graphics7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100H processor
HKHigh performance graphics, unlocked7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7820HK processor
HQHigh performance graphics, quad core7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7920HQ processor
YExtremely low power7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7Y75 processor
MMobileIntel® Xeon® processor E3-1505M v5
MQQuad-core mobileIntel® Core™ i7-4702MQ processor
MXMobile extreme editionIntel® Core™ i7-4940MX processor Extreme Edition
QMQuad-core mobileIntel® Core™ i7-3820QM processor

So next time when u shop for a laptop or a desktop CPU keep this handy as choosing the wrong LETTER on Intel CPU Processor for Laptop can put you down!

 

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