Intel for PC Gaming

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Amazing Play Starts with Amazing Gear

There's a wide range of Intel® Core™ processors that can take your game where you want it to go. Intel® Core™ i7 processors offer smart features including 4-core, 8-thread hyper-threading, and extra GHz on demand.1 Or you can enhance your play with a processor that enables all the features you want, from overclocking2 to amazing performance.

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For the Best Intel Gaming Experience

Intel Recommends:

Intel Core I 5 processor


Intel Core I 7 processor


Unlocked Intel Core I 7 processor
Smooth, detailed gameplay at over 60 fps at 1080p      
Game and stream simultaneously      
Game on ultra settings at 1440p      
Megatask: Game, broadcast and record simultaneously1      
Immersive room-scale VR without lag      
Future-proofed unlocked performance      
4K gaming with high detail      
  Sample configuration: Core i5 + GeForce GTX 1050 Sample configuration: Core i7 + GeForce GTX 1070 Sample configuration: Core i7K + GeForce GTX 1080

Unlocked Intel® Core™ Processors

Intel hardware and technologies help push your gaming to the limit — and past it.

Intel Optane memory, desktop, monitor

Intel® Optane™ Memory

Accelerate game level-loading for a smooth and seamless gaming experience.

Processor Number
Clock Speed Number of Cores / Threads Game & Stream Simultaneously Megatask Future-Proofed Unlocked Performance
3.3GHz 10 / 20      
3.6GHz 8 / 16      
3.5GHz 6 / 12      
4.3GHz 4 / 8      
4.0GHz 4 / 4      
3.6GHz 4 / 8      
4.2GHz 4 / 8      
2.9GHz 4 / 8      
3.8GHz 4 / 4      
2.9GHz 4 / 8      
2.8GHz 4 / 8      
2.5GHz 4 / 4