Intel processor comparison

Introducing 6th Gen Intel Core processors, Intel's greatest lineup ever

Intel Core i7 processors

Experience the ultimate in peak performance with a lightning-fast and powerful Intel Core i7 processor

Intel Core i5 processors

Work smarter and more effectively with a versatile and power-efficient Intel Core i5 processor

Intel Core M processors

Incredibly responsive and impressively efficient, Intel Core M processors power the mobile

Intel Atom processors

High performance at ultra-low power across a wide range of devices is yours with Intel Atom processors

Intel Celeron processors

From entertainment to heavy workloads, PCs with Intel Celeron give you the power to do

Intel Processors

At the Microsoft Store, many of the laptops, desktops, and tablets you'll find come equipped with Intel® processors that give you greater power and faster performance. But because devices are used differently by everyone, Intel® Core™ processors come in a variety of configurations and features.

In order to help you choose the device with the right processor for all that you do, take a look at the types of processors currently available throughout our product lines:


  • • 6th Gen. Intel Core Processors: The i3, i5 and Intel Core i7 processors wake faster than ever, and allow you to view ultra HD graphics in stunning clarity. In addition, wireless displays make it easy to create and game virtually anywhere, while the processors' built-in security features, like facial recognition and True Key™ technology, make it easy to protect your device and your files.
  • • Core M: Notably thin, light and quiet, this versatile processor delivers impressive performance on mobile devices, with lightning-fast response times and an incredible battery life. It also boasts built-in security features for added protection.
  • • Celeron: Get Intel performance in a value-priced processor. With the power to stream content from your PC to your TV, plus HD graphics with no add-in card, Hyper-Threading technology for improved multitasking, and wireless management to help you remotely manage and resolve user issues, it delivers everything you need to work and play.
  • • Atom: Get performance, agility and energy efficiency. Intel Atom processors give you the ability to browse the web at lightning-fast speeds – without draining your battery. This way, your go-to device can keep up with all that you do. Available in smartphones, tablets and a wide range of devices, Atom Intel processors make it easy to live life on the go.

With powerful Intel processors available in a wide range of devices – from laptops and tablets to desktops and phones – you can strike the perfect balance between affordability and function. Best of all, with free shipping and free returns on every item, every day, regardless of which device you choose, at the Microsoft Store, it's easy to shop with confidence.