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Centrino v i5 processors

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September 9, 2011 4:41:08 PM

i find the centrino processor very slow how does it compare with the i5 an i7.

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a c 193 à CPUs
September 9, 2011 5:35:55 PM

Intel® Centrino® technology isn’t a processor it is a group of a coupe different technologies. The whole idea behind Intel Centrino technology is to let you know that the laptop that you are looking at is ready for a mobile environment. So on a laptop with the current version of this technology you would get a 2nd generation Intel Core™ i3, i5, i7 processor, a “6” series mobile chipset and an Intel wireless card with 802.11 B/G/N. In order for a laptop to have the Intel Centrino badge on it; the laptop must have all 3 of the above components.
So the answer to your question is no, you wouldn’t get a slower processor then a 2nd generation mobile Intel Core processor as long as it was a current laptop.

Christian Wood
Intel Enthusiast Team
a b à CPUs
September 9, 2011 6:41:26 PM

shennasilver said:
i find the centrino processor very slow how does it compare with the i5 an i7.


There is no such thing as a Centrino processor.
a c 639 à CPUs
September 10, 2011 2:01:15 AM

As already stated, there is no Centrino CPU.

Centrino is a platform that was introduced by Intel when they released the Pentium M processor back in mid 2003 I believe. This platform included the Pentium M processor, the Intel Pro wireless network adapter and the chipset which controls the various components on the motherboard.