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An amazing match – 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and Microsoft Windows® 10

One of the things that makes the new 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors special is that they are optimized for Windows® 10. Here are a few examples of how the two work well together.

RealSense™ + Windows Hello* = bye bye passwords

For the past few years, Intel has been developing the RealSense™ technology1 with one of the key features being the Intel® RealSense™ Camera and its ability to sense depth in images (3D instead of 2D). Take that and combine it with the new Windows Hello – a feature that allows users to forgo traditional passwords and instead unlock your computer through facial recognition. 

Now, you no longer have to worry about you or your kids forgetting the password and not being able to access your computer in case of an emergency. Also, your computer is now more secure because there are no passwords that may be stolen – a great example of how these two technologies complement each other seamlessly.2

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More responsive, efficient performance that last longer

Intel® Speed Shift Technology is another one of the cool features that comes with the new 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors that gives you more responsive, efficient performance boosts and keeps your battery lasting longer.3

Previously, your OS called the shots on when you need more or less performance and gets the processor to adjust accordingly. But now, the new 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors decide when you need more or less performance and make the necessary adjustments.4

What does this all mean? Your computer can now adapt to your needs faster and more efficiently with the processor handling performance and your OS giving you the most enjoyable Windows® 10 experience. Now you don’t have to wait for Cortana* (one of the new features of Windows® 10) to get you your answers because it’ll happen almost immediately4. That’s what we call performance that responds and keeps up with your needs.

Slimmer, lighter, overclocked gaming notebooks

Previously, gaming notebooks with overclocking were often bulky, heavy and not exactly mobile-friendly. With the new 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, in particular the K-series, you can enjoy 4K Ultra HD graphics and get serious gaming power with overclocking on the latest notebooks and 2 in 1s.4

This is great news for gamers because now, you really can game wherever you are. No more having to worry about rushing home to make that raid with your buddies or wondering if you should bring your gaming notebook because it’s too heavy to lug around. Pair that with all the new games Windows® 10 supports and it’s not hard to see how this takes gaming to a whole new level. 

Having a new processor work well with a new OS means you have an all-around powerful, dynamic device. You can be assured that both Intel and Microsoft will continue to develop and optimize their technologies to work even better together in the coming future.

What does this once in a blue moon occurrence mean? Now is the best time to get a new PC. Seriously.

1. Requires an enabled device and may require software or other 3rd party applications to provide the described features. Some or all of the features may be unavailable or under development in your market.  Consult your retailer or learn more at www.intel.com/realsense.

2. No computer system can be absolutely secure.

3. Intel technologies’ features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at intel.com.

4. http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/product-briefs/6th-gen-core-family-mobile-brief.pdf