Intel® Core™ i5 Processor Family

Our most popular family member, the Intel® Core™ i5 processor, provides adaptive performance that keeps apps flying and media flowing (with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology), all with hours more battery life, and built in security features to help keep your data safer1. Enjoy the thrill of an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.2  Experience your movies, photos, and games with stunning HD, 3D, and graphics performance built into the processor –no extra hardware required.3 — and do it all longer with amazing battery life. Get a boost in your performance that you can truly see and feel – all while enjoying the peace of mind from enhanced security.

  • Features

    Intel® Turbo Boost Technology

    An incredible boost in speed when needed. Performance that adapts.2

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    Intel built‐in visuals

    A stunning and seamless experience when viewing content on your PC.3

    More about Intel® Visual Technology >

  • Video
    • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0: Demo

      When the power, temperature and current limits dip, the clock frequency increases to boost performance to active processor cores. (01:09)


1 No computer system can provide absolute security under all conditions. Built-in security features available on select Intel® Core™ processors may require additional software, hardware, services and/or an Internet connection. Results may vary depending upon configuration. Consult your PC manufacturer for more details.

2 Turbo Boost: Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. Intel Turbo Boost Technology and Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 are only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit

3 Built-in visual features are not enabled on all PCs, and optimized software may be required. Check with your system manufacturer. Learn more at