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Intel for PC Gaming

Game without compromise.

8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors.

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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Desktops

Power your desktop gaming with Intel Core processors.

Processor

i5 8th Gen

Processor

i7 8th Gen

Processor

i7 8th Gen unlocked

Smooth, detailed gameplay at over 60 fps in 1080p      
Game and stream simultaneously      
Game on ultra settings in 1440p      
Game, record and stream all at once      
Unlocked performance with ultimate scalability      
Sample configuration: Intel Core i5 + GTX 1060 Sample configuration: Intel Core i7 + GTX 1060 Sample configuration: Intel Core i7K + GTX 1070

Which desktop Intel processor is right for you?

Processor

For elevated gameplay.

Processor

For intense gameplay.

Processor

For the ultimate experience.

High performance gaming.
High processor base frequency for smooth gameplay and responsiveness at 1080p and 60 fps.
High performance gaming.
High processor base frequency for smooth gameplay and responsiveness at 1080p and 60 fps.
Competitive level gaming.
Incredible out-of-the-box processor frequency speeds for 4K gaming at the highest settings and fps.
Multitasking.
Game and stream simultaneously with amazing performance.
Mega-tasking.
Higher core counts and Intel Hyper-Threading technology to game, stream and record all at once.
Mega-tasking.
High core counts and Intel Hyper-Threading technology to game, stream and record all at once.
  Immersive gaming graphics.
Play on ultra settings with rich, lifelike detail for the most intense gaming experience.
Ultimate unlocked CPU.
Enabled performance tuning features provide additional CPU headroom for the ultimate overclocking experience.

Laptops

Power your laptop gaming with Intel Core processors.

Processor

i5 8th Gen

Processor

i7 8th Gen

Processor

i7 8th Gen unlocked

High-performance gaming on the go      
Smooth, detailed gaming at over 60 fps in 1080p      
Game on ultra settings in 1440p      
Game, record and stream all at once      
Unlocked performance with ultimate scalability      
Sample configuration: Intel Core i5 + GTX 1060 Sample configuration: Intel Core i7 + GTX 1060 Sample configuration: Intel Core i7K + GTX 1070

Which laptop Intel processor is right for you?

Processor

For elevated gameplay.

Processor

For intense gameplay.

Processor

For the ultimate experience.

High performance gaming.
High processor base frequency for smooth gameplay and responsiveness at 1080p and 60 fps.
Immersive gaming graphics.
Play on ultra settings with rich, lifelike detail for the most intense gaming experience.
Competitive level gaming.
Incredible out-of-the-box processor frequency speeds for 4K gaming at the highest settings and fps.
Multitasking.
Game and stream simultaneously with amazing performance.
Mega-tasking.
Higher core counts and Intel Hyper-Threading technology to game, stream and record all at once.
Ultimate unlocked CPU.
Enabled performance tuning features provide additional CPU headroom for the ultimate overclocking experience.

Unlocked Processors

Intel

Push your PC to the extreme with unlocked Intel Core processors.

Intel hardware and technologies help push your gaming to the limit — and past it. Push clock speeds past what you thought was possible with an unlocked Intel Core processor. Enjoy increased DDR4 frequency support and dial up your speed with the enhanced precision overclocking and full-range base clock tuning.*

See how overclocking works

Learn about unlocked Intel Core processors
Intel Optane memory, desktop, monitor

Intel® Optane™ memory.

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