The previous generation Intel® Core™ i5 vPro™ processor, Intel's technology for business client systems, is part of the Intel® Core™ processor family. Intel® vPro™ technology continues to stand for best-in-class security and manageability.
Thanks to the Intel® Turbo Boost Technology,1 the previous generation Intel Core i5 vPro processor automatically adapts to whatever you are doing on your PC, dialing-up speed to respond quickly to your needs. The previous generation Intel Core i5 processor is smart performance with a speed boost.
The previous generation Intel Core i5 vPro processor also features Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology,2 which enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. Do not let too many open applications slow you and your PC down. Get smart performance now.
The performance comparisons shown below compare a PC based on the previous generation Intel Core i5-520M processor to a three-year-old PC based on the previous generation Intel® Core™2 Duo processor T5500. The PC includes the Intel® HD Graphics, more memory, more storage capacity, and runs the newly released Microsoft Windows* 7 operating system. The three-year-old PC has older graphics technology, less memory, less storage capacity, and runs Microsoft Windows Vista*.
The previous generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor features Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology,2 which enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time. This makes the financial calculations in Microsoft Excel* run faster while protecting your data from viruses and malwares by running virus scan application in the background.
|Notebook PC Configuration
|Notebook PC configurations used for extreme performance measurements|
|Intel® Mobile System||Previous generation Intel® Core™2 Duo processor
||Previous generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor
||Lenovo ThinkPad T60* (modified)||Lenovo ThinkPad T410*|
|Processor name||Previous generation Intel® Core™2 Duo processor T5500||Previous generation Intel® Core™ i5-520M processor|
|Front Side Bus||667MHz||Integrated memory controller|
|Processor secondary cache
||2MB Level 2 Cache||3MB Level 3 Cache|
|Chipset||Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset||Mobile Intel® HM55 Express Chipset|
|Chipset INF file||126.96.36.1990||188.8.131.520|
|Platform BIOS||Lenovo* 79ETE1WW (2.23)||Lenovo* 6IET38WW (0.38)|
|System memory||2 x 1GB PC2-5300 DDR2-667||2 x 2GB DDR3-1066|
|Hard disk||Hitachi* 320GB 7200RPM SATA2||Hitachi 320GB 7200RPM SATA2|
||Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950||Intel® HD Graphics|
|Video memory size/type
||8 MB - dedicated||32 MB - dedicated|
|Video driver version
||Intel® 184.108.40.2067||Intel® 220.127.116.116|
|Screen resolution||1024 x 768 resolution, 32-bit color||1280 x 800 resolution, 32-bit color|
||SoundMax* High Definition Audio V.18.104.22.16800||Conexant* 20585 SmartAudio HD V.22.214.171.124|
|Network card||Intel® PRO/1000 PL Network V.126.96.36.199||Intel® 82577LM Gigabit Network V.188.8.131.52|
||Microsoft* Windows Vista Ultimate, 6.0 Build 6001, on NTFS||Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 6.1 Build 7600, on NTFS, 64 bit|
||Microsoft DirectX* 10||Microsoft DirectX* 11|
|Power management mode
||Lenovo power scheme* for MobileMark* 2007 high performance for other benchmarks||Lenovo power scheme for MobileMark 2007 high performance for other benchmarks|
||55 Wh||61 Wh|
For more information on Intel® processor numbers, go to www.intel.com/products/processor_number/index.htm.
Final benchmarks based on the final production BIOS may vary from these results. Performance tests and ratings are measured using specific computer systems and/or components and reflect the approximate performance of Intel® products as measured by those tests. Any difference in system hardware or software design or configuration may affect actual performance. Buyers should consult other sources of information to evaluate the performance of systems or components they are considering purchasing. For more information on performance tests and on the performance of Intel products, visit www.intel.com/performance/.
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