Intel Core Ultra Processors

Intel® Core™ Ultra Processors

Unlock new AI experiences
Safely boost your productivity with a dedicated AI engine. Accelerate your creation with built-in Intel® Arc™ graphics.

Intel® Core™ Ultra Processors are optimized for premium thin and powerful laptops, featuring 3D performance hybrid architecture, advanced AI capabilities, and available with built-in Intel® Arc™ GPU.1,2 Created using the new Intel 4 process, Intel® Core™ Ultra processors deliver an optimal balance of performance and power efficiency for gaming, content creation, and productivity on the go.

Intel® Core™ Ultra Processors: Features at a Glance

  • 3D Performance Hybrid Architecture: Integrates two core microarchitectures onto a single chip, prioritizing and distributing workloads to optimize performance.
  • Intel® Thread Director: Optimizes workloads by helping the OS scheduler intelligently distribute workloads to the optimal cores.
  • Intel® AI Boost / Intel® NPU: Integrated AI engine for low-power AI acceleration and CPU/GPU off-load.
  • Intel® Arc™ GPU: With an Intel® Arc™ GPU built-in, AI powers advanced creation and gameplay. Enjoy the high performance needed for accelerated creation and immersive high-resolution gaming, even while on the go.
  • Intel® Graphics: Intel® Graphics powers the everyday media and display capabilities of mobile systems, bringing new capabilities such as AV1 encode/decode.
  • Intel® Smart Cache: CPU memory caching method for sharing among P-cores, E-cores, and processor graphics if applicable.
  • Endurance Gaming Mode: Dynamic Performance and Power management deliver longer battery life without compromising gameplay.
  • Intel® Deep Learning Boost: Intel® Deep Learning Boost significantly accelerates inference performance for deep-learning workloads optimized to use VNNI and DP4a.
  • Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology: Intelligently boosts the processor to run faster than its rated frequency as power, heat, and workload allow.
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0: Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 accelerates processor and graphics performance for peak loads, automatically allowing processor cores to run faster than the rated operating frequency if they’re operating below power, current, and temperature specification limits.


Intel® Core™ processors HX-Series (14th Gen)

Intel® Core™ processors HX-series (14th gen) deliver the ultimate immersive experience for intense gaming and creating with extended core technology, enhanced immersive experiences, and accelerated platform innovations.

Intel® Core™ processors HX-series (14th gen) feature performance enhancements designed to enable the immersive experiences your customers are looking for . Intel® Core™ processors HX-series use performance hybrid architecture combining two core microarchitectures on a single die. Performance-cores are optimized to handle light and single-threaded tasks such as gaming and productivity, while Efficient-cores are built for scaling highly threaded workloads and background tasks. Both microarchitectures are scheduled by Intel® Thread Director, which intelligently distributes workloads to the optimal cores.

Intel® Core™ processors HX-series (14th gen) also house a suite of advanced tools and technologies to boost processor performance. Intel® Dynamic Tuning Technology intelligently adapts power policies, including a new policy called Intel® Application Optimization, to optimize resources in real time. Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 identifies the processor’s fastest cores and directs critical workloads to them as power, heat, and workload allow. Intel® Adaptive Boost intelligently boosts the processor to run faster than its rated frequency.


Intel® Core™ desktop processors (14th Gen)

Game without compromise: Go beyond performance with Intel® Core™ processors
Be everything you want to be, in-game and out, with optimized performance and new features that let you play harder and work smarter.

Gaming Features & Benefits

  • Broad memory support for DDR4 or DDR5 RAM
  • Intel® Smart Cache – expanded cache sizes accelerate the processor for better performance
  • Squeeze the most out of your processor with accessible overclocking through Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU).
  • Improved connectivity with support for Thunderbolt™ 4, Wi-Fi7  and 6E, and up to Bluetooth 5.4
  • Intel® Thread Director keeps your gaming free of interruptions – no need to worry about background tasks slowing you down.

Intel® Core™ i9 desktop processor specifications

  • Up to 6.0 GHz max clock speed
  • Up to 24 Cores: 8 Performance-cores/16 Efficient-cores
  • Up to 32 Threads: 16 on Performance-cores/16 on Efficient-cores

Intel® Core™ i7 desktop processor specifications

  • Up to 5.6 GHz max clock speed
  • Up to 20 Cores: 8 Performance-cores/12 Efficient-cores
  • Up to 28 Threads: 16 on Performance-cores/12 on Efficient-cores

Intel® Core™ i5 desktop processor specifications

  • Up to 5.3 GHz max clock speed
  • Up to 14 Cores: 6 Performance-cores/8 Efficient-cores
  • Up to 20 Threads: 12 on Performance-cores/8 on Efficient-cores

13th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors

Achieve Breakthrough Performance
13th Gen Intel® Core mobile processors deliver the next generation of performance hybrid architecture to elevate what’s possible on a laptop.1 HX series offers the world’s highest performing mobile CPU, with more cores and threads, more L2 cache per core, and best-in-class I/O options; while the full mobile line-up provides a choice for every need—all harnessing new performance cores to handle demanding workloads and efficient cores to offload background tasks. Intel® Evo™ platform support sets higher benchmarks for processing power, connectivity, and battery life to bring you a laptop that keeps up with you on the go. With the latest platform technologies for data intensive applications, ultra-fast connectivity, accelerated AI workloads, and power performance optimization, 13th Gen Intel® Core mobile processors enable incredible gaming, creation, and productivity.

HX Series — Elite Gaming & Creation, Anywhere

The expanded HX series drives breakthroughs for intense workloads, offering desktop-class performance in a just ~20mm-thin mobile form factor. With the maximum available core count—8 performance cores and 16 efficient cores—and the highest I/O and memory available, HX series supercharges elite gaming, 3D content creation and rendering, large file manipulations, and other heavy-duty tasks. The two-chip platform, with discrete Platform Controller Hub, brings greater L2 cache per core and up to 128 GB of RAM, two DIMMs per DDR5 channel, PCIe 5.0 (16 lanes) support, Intel® Dynamic Power Share, and a range of other advanced technologies. Competitive gamers, dynamic creators, and high-powered professionals now have the performance to achieve more, anywhere.

Boundary-Pushing Technologies

13th Gen Intel® Core mobile processors feature a suite of innovative platform technologies to enrich every aspect of laptop experiences. Capably handle large data sets and data-intensive apps with support for up to 16 lanes of PCIe 5.0, DDR5 memory, and up to four Thunderbolt™ 4 ports. Support for Intel® Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) unlocks ultra-fast connectivity, with nearly 3X faster (Gig+) Wi-Fi speeds, while Intel® Bluetooth® 5.2 technology enhances wireless device connectivity, with speeds up to 2X faster than Blue-tooth® 4.2.4 The new Intel® Dynamic Power Share intuitively shifts power between the CPU and 3rd party discrete GPUs to maximize performance. And next-generation AI capabilities, including Intel® Gaussian & Neural Accelerator (GNA) and the option for a new discrete VPU AI accelerator, enable seam-less video conferencing for today’s hybrid work environment.

Advancing Performance Hybrid Architecture

13th Gen Intel® Core mobile processors bring next-generation performance across a full portfolio of options. With Intel’s revolutionary performance hybrid architecture, Intel® Thread Director intelligently moves workloads across performance cores—or “P-cores”—to optimize responsive, single-threaded performance, and efficient cores—or “E-cores”—to accelerate efficient, scalable, multi-threaded performance.

Find the best processor for your needs with a range of leading-edge options. With 24 cores and a two-chip platform, the expanded HX series offers the ultimate platform for desktop-class performance on a laptop. The ultraportable 14-core H series powers premium gaming, creating, video-editing, and multi-tasking, even when you’re on the go. The P series delivers enthusiast-level performance in a thin-and-light form factor to enhance your everyday productivity. And the U series 10-core processor is optimized for the performance and portability needs of modern, mobile PC experiences.


13th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors

Beyond Performance.
Stream, create, and compete at the highest levels with industry leading features and the latest hybrid architecture.

Gaming Features & Benefits

  • Broad memory support for DDR4/DDR5 RAM
  • Intel® Smart Cache – expanded cache sizes accelerate the processor for better performance
  • With even more multitasking power and e-cores, it’s time to work and play together. Stream video, multitask, play music and encode video – all while gaming.
  • Improved connectivity with Thunderbolt™ 4, Wi-Fi 6E, and additional PCIe 4.0 and 5.0 lanes in the Intel® 700 Series chipset
  • More threads and cores allow for more multitasking and improve gaming/streaming experience.

i9 desktop processor specifications

  • Up to 5.8 GHz max clock speed1
  • Up to 24 Cores: 8 Performance cores/16 Efficient-cores
  • Up to 32 Threads: 16 on Performance-cores/16 on Efficient-cores

i7 desktop processor specifications

  • Up to 5.4 GHz max clock speed1
  • Up to 16 Cores: 8 Performance cores/8 Efficient-cores
  • Up to 24 Threads: 16 on Performance-cores/8 on Efficient-cores

i5 desktop processor specifications

  • Up to 5.1 GHz max clock speed1
  • Up to 14 Cores: 6 Performance cores/8 Efficient-cores
  • Up to 20 Threads – 12 on Performance-cores/8 on Efficient-cores


12th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors

Built for the next generation of gaming.
Game and multitask without compromise powered by the performance hybrid architecture of 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors.

12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors give you superior gaming performance while delivering the flexibility to seamlessly multitask. Innovative new architecture matches the right core to the right workload, so background tasks won’t interrupt your game. Giving you the freedom to chat, browse, stream, edit, record, and play without skipping a beat.

Divide and conquer
Intel’s family of 12th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, “K” and “KF” versions, feature a new performance hybrid architecture that integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.

  • Performance-cores: P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.
  • Efficient-cores: E-cores are optimized for multi-threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.

Performance beyond the cores.
The new processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC.

  • Ready for what’s next – Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics
  • Best-in-class connectivity – Thunderbolt™ 4 and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.2
  • Streamlined overclocking – Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.3

12th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors

12th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors redefine multi-core architecture for laptop PCs with an all-new performance hybrid architecture. Built on the new Intel 7 process, this design breakthrough brings together two types of specialized cores to deliver revolutionary performance and responsiveness. The latest platform technologies, like DDR5 memory support, Thunderbolt™ 4 connectivity and Intel® Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+), elevate your experience even further. Whether you’re a casual multi-tasker, an elite gamer or an imaginative creator, 12th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors excel in the areas that matter most.

All-New Performance Hybrid Architecture
12th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors deliver leadership in performance architecture. Performance cores—or “P-cores”—maximize single-thread performance and responsiveness, while efficient cores—or “E-cores”—deliver scalable, multi-threaded performance and efficient offload of background tasks for modern multi-tasking. Intel® Thread Director works seamlessly with the Operation System (OS) to intelligently optimize performance—placing the right task on the right core at the right time.

The Latest Technologies for Premium Laptop Experiences
Harnessing innovative new technologies, 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors provide real-world performance at home, at work or on-the-go. Supercharge your creative process, game like the pros or power your productivity with support for the latest PCIe Gen 5, AV1 media decode and advanced AI capabilities, including the dynamic noise suppression of the enhanced Gaussian & Neural Accelerator (GNA). Present your best self on video calls with an Image Processing Unit (IPU) that offers enhanced image quality and integrated ISP for powerful image signals. Experience uninterrupted connectivity and industry-leading memory and input/output (I/O) with integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6E for freedom from legacy Wi-Fi device interference, DDR5 up to 4800 MT/s for enhanced speed and memory support bandwidth2 and Thunderbolt™ 4 for a truly universal single-cable connection.

Pick Your Possibilities
Intel’s latest versatile portfolio of mobile products brings breakthrough power-performance. The H-series 14-core processor paired with discrete graphics delivers an elite gaming and professional video editing experience. The U-Series 10-core processor for ultrathin and fanless laptops accelerates your office productivity on-the-go. The new P-series combines the best of both worlds for enthusiast levels of performance in a thin-and-light form factor. Designed with the experiences that matter most in mind, laptops powered by 12th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors offer a premium choice for everyone.