Product Specifications (2023)

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Processor Number Lithography Total Cores Total Threads Max Turbo Frequency Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency ‡ Performance-core Max Turbo Frequency Efficient-core Max Turbo Frequency Cache Processor Base Power Maximum Turbo Power Launch Date Embedded Options Available Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) Memory Types Max # of Memory Channels ECC Memory Supported ‡ Processor Graphics ‡ Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency Graphics Output Execution Units Max Resolution (HDMI)‡ Max Resolution (DP)‡ Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡ DirectX* Support OpenGL* Support OpenCL* Support Multi-Format Codec Engines Intel® Quick Sync Video Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4 Microprocessor PCIe Revision Chipset / PCH PCIe Revision Max # of PCI Express Lanes Sockets Supported TJUNCTION Intel® Gaussian & Neural Accelerator Intel® Image Processing Unit Intel® Smart Sound Technology Intel® Wake on Voice Intel® High Definition Audio MIPI SoundWire* Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost) Intel® Adaptix™ Technology Intel® Speed Shift Technology Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 ‡ Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡ Instruction Set Instruction Set Extensions Thermal Monitoring Technologies Intel® Flex Memory Access Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD) Intel vPro® Eligibility ‡ Intel® Standard Manageability (ISM) ‡ Intel® Hardware Shield Eligibility ‡ Intel® Control-Flow Enforcement Technology Intel® AES New Instructions Secure Key Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡ Execute Disable Bit ‡ Intel® Boot Guard Mode-based Execute Control (MBEC) Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) ‡ Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡ Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) ‡ Tray Processor FAQs Videos

Processor Number

The Intel processor number is just one of several factors—along with processor brand, system configurations, and system-level benchmarks—to be considered when choosing the right processor for your computing needs. Read more about interpreting Intel® processor numbers or Intel® processor numbers for the Data Center.


Lithography refers to the semiconductor technology used to manufacture an integrated circuit, and is reported in nanometer (nm), indicative of the size of features built on the semiconductor.

Total Cores

Cores is a hardware term that describes the number of independent central processing units in a single computing component (die or chip).

Total Threads

Where applicable, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology is only available on Performance-cores.

Max Turbo Frequency

Max Turbo Frequency is the maximum single-core frequency at which the processor is capable of operating using Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and, if present, Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 and Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost. Frequency is typically measured in gigahertz (GHz), or billion cycles per second.

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 identifies the best performing core(s) on a processor and provides increased performance on those cores through increasing frequency as needed by taking advantage of power and thermal headroom. Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 frequency is the clock frequency of the CPU when running in this mode.

Performance-core Max Turbo Frequency

Maximum P-core turbo frequency derived from Intel® Turbo Boost Technology.

Efficient-core Max Turbo Frequency

Maximum E-core turbo frequency derived from Intel® Turbo Boost Technology.


CPU Cache is an area of fast memory located on the processor. Intel® Smart Cache refers to the architecture that allows all cores to dynamically share access to the last level cache.

Processor Base Power

The time-averaged power dissipation that the processor is validated to not exceed during manufacturing while executing an Intel-specified high complexity workload at Base Frequency and at the junction temperature as specified in the Datasheet for the SKU segment and configuration.

Maximum Turbo Power

The maximum sustained (>1s) power dissipation of the processor as limited by current and/or temperature controls. Instantaneous power may exceed Maximum Turbo Power for short durations (<=10ms). Note: Maximum Turbo Power is configurable by system vendor and can be system specific.

Launch Date

The date the product was first introduced.

Embedded Options Available

Embedded Options Available indicates products that offer extended purchase availability for intelligent systems and embedded solutions. Product certification and use condition applications can be found in the Production Release Qualification (PRQ) report. See your Intel representative for details.

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Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)

Max memory size refers to the maximum memory capacity supported by the processor.

Memory Types

Intel® processors come in four different types: Single Channel, Dual Channel, Triple Channel, and Flex Mode. Maximum supported memory speed may be lower when populating multiple DIMMs per channel on products that support multiple memory channels.

Max # of Memory Channels

The number of memory channels refers to the bandwidth operation for real world application.

ECC Memory Supported

ECC Memory Supported indicates processor support for Error-Correcting Code memory. ECC memory is a type of system memory that can detect and correct common kinds of internal data corruption. Note that ECC memory support requires both processor and chipset support.

Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics indicates graphics processing circuitry integrated into the processor, providing the graphics, compute, media, and display capabilities. Processor graphics brands include Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics, Intel® UHD Graphics, Intel® HD Graphics, Iris® Graphics, Iris® Plus Graphics, and Iris® Pro Graphics. See the Intel® Graphics Technology for more information.

Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics only: to use the Intel® Iris® Xe brand, the system must be populated with 128-bit (dual channel) memory. Otherwise, use the Intel® UHD brand.

Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency

Graphics max dynamic frequency refers to the maximum opportunistic graphics render clock frequency (in MHz) that can be supported using Intel® HD Graphics with Dynamic Frequency feature.

Graphics Output

Graphics Output defines the interfaces available to communicate with display devices.

Execution Units

The Execution Unit is the foundational building block of Intel’s graphics architecture. Execution Units are compute processors optimized for simultaneous Multi-Threading for high throughput compute power.

Max Resolution (HDMI)

Max Resolution (HDMI) is the maximum resolution supported by the processor via the HDMI interface (24bits per pixel & 60Hz). System or device display resolution is dependent on multiple system design factors; actual resolution may be lower on your system.

Max Resolution (DP)‡

Max Resolution (DP) is the maximum resolution supported by the processor via the DP interface (24bits per pixel & 60Hz). System or device display resolution is dependent on multiple system design factors; actual resolution may be lower on your system.

Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡

Max Resolution (Integrated Flat Panel) is the maximum resolution supported by the processor for a device with an integrated flat panel (24bits per pixel & 60Hz). System or device display resolution is dependent on multiple system design factors; actual resolution may be lower on your device.

DirectX* Support

DirectX* Support indicates support for a specific version of Microsoft’s collection of APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) for handling multimedia compute tasks.

OpenGL* Support

OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) is a cross-language, multi-platform API (Application Programming Interface) for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics.

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OpenCL* Support

OpenCL (Open Computing Language) is a multi-platform API (Application Programming Interface) for heterogeneous parallel programming.

Multi-Format Codec Engines

Multi-Format Codec Engines provide hardware encoding and decoding for amazing video playback, content creation, and streaming usages.

Intel® Quick Sync Video

Intel® Quick Sync Video delivers fast conversion of video for portable media players, online sharing, and video editing and authoring.

Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4

Universal computer port that can dynamically adjust data and video bandwidth depending on the device and/or application.

Microprocessor PCIe Revision

Microprocessor PCIe Revision is the version supported by the processor for the PCIe lanes directly attached to the microprocessor. Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (or PCIe) is a high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard for attaching hardware devices to a computer. The different PCIe Express version support different data rates.

Chipset / PCH PCIe Revision

Chipset/PCH PCIe Revision is the version supported by the PCH for the PCIe lanes directly attached to the PCH. Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (or PCIe) is a high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard for attaching hardware devices to a computer. The different PCIe Express version support different data rates.

Max # of PCI Express Lanes

A PCI Express (PCIe) lane consists of two differential signaling pairs, one for receiving data, one for transmitting data, and is the basic unit of the PCIe bus. Max # of PCI Express Lanes is the total number of supported lanes.

Sockets Supported

The socket is the component that provides the mechanical and electrical connections between the processor and motherboard.


Junction Temperature is the maximum temperature allowed at the processor die.

Intel® Gaussian & Neural Accelerator

Intel® Gaussian & Neural Accelerator (GNA) is an ultra-low power accelerator block designed to run audio and speed-centric AI workloads. Intel® GNA is designed to run audio based neural networks at ultra-low power, while simultaneously relieving the CPU of this workload.

Intel® Image Processing Unit

Intel® Image Processing Unit is an integrated image signal processor with advanced hardware implementation that improves image and video quality of cameras.

Intel® Smart Sound Technology

Intel® Smart Sound Technology is an integrated audio DSP (Digital Signal Processor) built to handle audio, voice, and speech interaction. It allows the latest Intel® Core™ processor-based PCs to respond to your voice command quickly and offer high fidelity audio without impact system performance and battery life.

Intel® Wake on Voice

Intel® Wake on Voice allows your device to wait and listen for your command without consuming excessive power and battery life, as well as wake from modern standby.

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Intel® High Definition Audio

Audio interface for codecs to communicate with Intel SoCs and chipsets.

MIPI SoundWire*

SoundWire* interface is used by Audio Codecs to communicate with Intel SoCs and chipsets.

Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost)

A new set of embedded processor technologies designed to accelerate AI deep learning use cases. It extends Intel AVX-512 with a new Vector Neural Network Instruction (VNNI) that significantly increases deep learning inference performance over previous generations.

Intel® Adaptix™ Technology

Intel® Adaptix™ Technology is a collection of software tools used to tune the system for maximum performance and customize advanced system settings for such things as overclocking and graphics. These software tools help the system adapt these settings to its environment, utilizing machine learning algorithms and advanced power control settings.

Intel® Speed Shift Technology

Intel® Speed Shift Technology uses hardware-controlled P-states to deliver dramatically quicker responsiveness with single-threaded, transient (short duration) workloads, such as web browsing, by allowing the processor to more quickly select its best operating frequency and voltage for optimal performance and power efficiency.

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 identifies the best performing core(s) on a processor and provides increased performance on those cores through increasing frequency as needed by taking advantage of power and thermal headroom.

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) delivers two processing threads per physical core. Highly threaded applications can get more work done in parallel, completing tasks sooner.

Instruction Set

An instruction set refers to the basic set of commands and instructions that a microprocessor understands and can carry out. The value shown represents which Intel’s instruction set this processor is compatible with.

Instruction Set Extensions

Instruction Set Extensions are additional instructions which can increase performance when the same operations are performed on multiple data objects. These can include SSE (Streaming SIMD Extensions) and AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions).

Thermal Monitoring Technologies

Thermal Monitoring Technologies protect the processor package and the system from thermal failure through several thermal management features. An on-die Digital Thermal Sensor (DTS) detects the core's temperature, and the thermal management features reduce package power consumption and thereby temperature when required in order to remain within normal operating limits.

Intel® Flex Memory Access

Intel® Flex Memory Access facilitates easier upgrades by allowing different memory sizes to be populated and remain in dual-channel mode.

Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD)

Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD) provides a common, robust method of hot plug and LED management for NVMe-based solid state drives.

Intel vPro® Eligibility

The Intel vPro® platform is a set of hardware and technologies used to build business computing endpoints with premium performance, built-in security, modern manageability, and platform stability. The launch of 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors introduced Intel vPro® Enterprise and Intel vPro® Essentials branding.

  • Intel vPro® Enterprise: Commercial platform offering the full set of security, manageability, and stability features for any given Intel processor generation, including Intel® Active Management Technology
  • Intel vPro® Essentials: Commercial platform offering a subset of Intel vPro® Enterprise features, including Intel® Hardware Shield and Intel® Standard Manageability

Intel® Standard Manageability (ISM)

Intel® Standard Manageability is the manageability solution for Intel vPro® Essentials platforms and is a subset of Intel® AMT with out-of-band management over Ethernet and Wi-Fi, but no KVM or new life cycle management features.

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Intel® Hardware Shield Eligibility

Intel® Hardware Shield delivers protections against firmware attacks for increased platform protection. As part of the Intel vPro® platform, Intel® Hardware Shield helps ensure that the operating system runs on legitimate hardware. It also provides hardware-to-software security visibility, so the operating system can enforce a more complete security policy. Read more about Intel® Hardware Shield.

Intel® Control-Flow Enforcement Technology

CET - Intel Control-flow Enforcement Technology (CET) helps protect against the misuse of legitimate code snippets through return-oriented programming (ROP) control-flow hijacking attacks.

Intel® AES New Instructions

Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) are a set of instructions that enable fast and secure data encryption and decryption. AES-NI are valuable for a wide range of cryptographic applications, for example: applications that perform bulk encryption/decryption, authentication, random number generation, and authenticated encryption.

Secure Key

Intel® Secure Key consists of a digital random number generator that creates truly random numbers to strengthen encryption algorithms.

Intel® Trusted Execution Technology

Intel® Trusted Execution Technology for safer computing is a versatile set of hardware extensions to Intel® processors and chipsets that enhance the digital office platform with security capabilities such as measured launch and protected execution. It enables an environment where applications can run within their own space, protected from all other software on the system.

Execute Disable Bit

Execute Disable Bit is a hardware-based security feature that can reduce exposure to viruses and malicious-code attacks and prevent harmful software from executing and propagating on the server or network.

Intel® Boot Guard

Intel® Device Protection Technology with Boot Guard helps protect the system’s pre-OS environment from viruses and malicious software attacks.

Mode-based Execute Control (MBEC)

Mode-based Execute Control can more reliably verify and enforce the integrity of kernel level code.

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) allows one hardware platform to function as multiple “virtual” platforms. It offers improved manageability by limiting downtime and maintaining productivity by isolating computing activities into separate partitions.

Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)

Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) continues from the existing support for IA-32 (VT-x) and Itanium® processor (VT-i) virtualization adding new support for I/O-device virtualization. Intel VT-d can help end users improve security and reliability of the systems and also improve performance of I/O devices in virtualized environments.

Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)

Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT), also known as Second Level Address Translation (SLAT), provides acceleration for memory intensive virtualized applications. Extended Page Tables in Intel® Virtualization Technology platforms reduces the memory and power overhead costs and increases battery life through hardware optimization of page table management.

Tray Processor

Intel ships these processors to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and the OEMs typically pre-install the processor. Intel refers to these processors as tray or OEM processors. Intel doesn't provide direct warranty support. Contact your OEM or reseller for warranty support.

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What should a product specification include? ›

Product specs are blueprints that describe exactly what the product will be, what it should look like, and what function it will perform. Additionally, these guidelines might include information about the target audience that will help product management teams optimize the product's features.

What is product specification example? ›

A product spec is a blueprint that outlines the product you will be building, what it is going to look like, and its specific requirements and functions. It may also include the persona or user it is being made for.

How do you explain product specification? ›

A product specification (also referred to as “product specs”) is a document with a set of requirements that provides product teams the information they need to build out new features or functionality. A good product spec doesn't micro-manage product development.

How do you ensure that a product meets specifications? ›

Product certification

If a product bears a recognized mark such as a national or regional certification mark or international mark (e.g. an International Electro technical Commission (IEC) mark), this gives an assurance to the customer that the product meets the specifications to which the mark corresponds.

What are the four 4 Characteristics of good specification? ›

A good specification should do four things: (1) Identify minimum requirements, (2) allow for a competitive bid, (3) list reproducible test methods to be used in testing for compliance with specifications, and (4) provide for an equitable award at the lowest possible cost.

What are the 3 parts of a specification? ›

Each specification section is divided into three parts. These parts are Part 1–General, Part 2–Products, and Part 3–Execution. Each part includes particular information about the subject of the section. These three parts are fixed in number and title and are included in all specification sections.

What are examples of specifications? ›

A specification is a requirement which is clearly stated, for example about the necessary features in the design of something. I'd like to buy some land and have a house built to my specification.

How do you write a good specification? ›

Here are seven ways to write better project specifications:
  1. Include use cases. ...
  2. Project specifications should be neatly organised. ...
  3. Make it a living document. ...
  4. Make it a formal document. ...
  5. Include statements on your rationale. ...
  6. Know when to write one. ...
  7. Involve your team.
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What are the 4 specifications? ›

Deciding among the four types of specifications—descriptive, performance, reference standard, and proprietary—and choosing how the specification is going to be written is only the first of many design decisions engineers make when starting to edit what will become a project specification, especially when specifying ...

What is the purpose of product specifications? ›

The purpose of a specification is to provide a description and statement of the requirements of a product, components of a product, the capability or performance of a product, and/or the service or work to be performed to create a product.

What is the importance of understanding product specifications? ›

Good specifications enable you to create a more thorough product inspection checklist and conduct more effective product quality inspections.

What are 5 methods of specification? ›

There are four methods of specifying: performance, descriptive, reference standard, and proprietary. The different methods of specifying can be combined in a single specification section.

How well a product meets the specification of its design is called? ›

Quality of conformance is the ability of a product, service, or process to meet its design specifications.

What factors should be considered in developing product specifications? ›

The 8 key factors involved in new product development are Knowledge Management, Market Orientation, New Product Development Process, New Product Development Speed, New Product Development Strategies, New Product Development Teams, Technology and Top Management Support.

What are the 4 C's of effective specifications? ›

To effectively communicate requirements, specifications must be clear, concise, complete, correct, and consistent.

What are the factors to be considered in specification? ›

What is specification?
  • Site establishment.
  • Contract type.
  • Asset performance criteria.
  • Systems and product quality.
  • Applicable standards and how they are executed.
  • Specific products to be used.

What are the elements of specification? ›

Material specifications, service specifications, finished product specifications and process specifications.

What are the two most common types of specification? ›

Prescriptive specifications define the requirements using generic or proprietary descriptions of what is required, whereas performance specifications focus on the outcomes rather than the characteristics of the components.

What are the two main types of specifications? ›

There are three primary types of specifications: proprietary, performance and prescriptive.

What are common specifications? ›

Definition: Common Specification

'"common specifications' [..] means a set of technical and/or clinical requirements, other than a standard, that provides a means of complying with the legal obligations applicable to a device, process or system."

What is a product specification sheet? ›

What is a product specification sheet? Product specifications (sometimes called 'product specs' or just 'specs') are a document outlining all the important details about a product. This can include information about the product's construction, its use, how it works, and its dimensions.

What is a basic specification? ›

Basic Specifications meanss the detailed specifications and finishing schedule annexed hereto as Annexure C and shall comprise the standard specifications and finishes which will be supplied by the Contractor as part of the execution of the Works in terms of this Agreement; Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3.

What is quality specification? ›

Quality specifications are detailed requirements that define the quality of a product, service or process. Quality includes tangible elements such as measurements and intangible elements such as smell and taste.

What makes a good project specification? ›

A good project specification is a simple but complete description of a software's functionality and purpose. It contains descriptions of how the software will be used from a user perspective and performance details such as speed, availability, and response time.

What are the types of quality specification? ›

Specifications describe the requirements to which a product should conform. They are three specification types : item, supplier, and customer. Specification can be further defined using subtypes.

What are the methods of specifying products? ›

Designers can choose from four specifying methods as described by CSI: descriptive, performance, reference standard, and proprietary. Although the methods are distinctly different, their use can be mixed within a single project, depending on the product being specified and the objective of the specification.

What are the 8 requirements of specifications? ›

8 Types of Specifications
  • Requirement Specifications. Documentation of a business need. ...
  • Design Specifications. Descriptions of how requirements will be realized. ...
  • Material Specifications. ...
  • Standard Specifications. ...
  • Interface Specifications. ...
  • Test Specifications. ...
  • Performance Specifications. ...
  • Quality Specifications.
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