Best Intel Processors

Updated August 2019
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Intel processors are some of the best on the market and offer different versions depending on your computing needs. If your computing needs are fairly basic, just email and writing documents and web browsing, an i3 processor is likely what you need. If you tend to do a little more than the basics with your computer, you should look at the various i5 processors that Intel offers. Most computers used for work purposes will have an i5 (or comparable) processor. Those who use computers more professionally, such as graphic designers or video editors, or serious gamers, should look at i7 processors.

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