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Core i5 Mobile Processor Family

The Core i5 Mobile processor family, new in 2010, is a dual-core version of the Core i7 Mobile processor family with lower cache sizes and less aggressive Turbo Boost overclocking. Its major features include:

  • Two processor cores
  • 3MB intelligent cache memory
  • Integrated memory controller supporting two channels of DDR3 memory
  • PCI Express 2.0 support
  • Advanced integrated graphics; for details, see Quick Reference Guide to Intel HD Graphics
  • Intel HD Boost (SSE4.2 instructions) support
  • Intel Direct Media Interface (DMI) interconnect between processor and chipset—2.5GT/s
  • Intel Turbo Boost overclocking
  • Intel VT-x hardware virtualization
  • Intel 64 architecture
  • Based on "Arrandale" architecture

To learn more, see Intel's ARK website: Core i5 Mobile Processor Family.

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