Intel Processor suffix

Are you planning to buy a new laptop for gaming or every day task or multimedia work? Do check the suffix of the Intel process model number, generation and suffix before you place order. Why? Let me explain what i have got in my research so far.

At the end of post find the list of suffix used in Intel processor for I3, I5, I7 and they have generation details too. Currently 8th generation processor is coming and 7th generation processor based laptop on sale in and flipkart.

Laptops powered by i3-7167U does not provide the performance of powered by i3-7100H. i3-7167U is a 7th generation processor but ultra low voltage processor. it used mainly on most laptops. Most laptop on sale in Amazon and flipkart are powered by Ultra low voltage processor.

I highly recommend you to check the processor variant before you buy a new laptop during flipkart big billion days offer and amazon great indian sale offers.


1. Dell 5000 Core i5 7th Gen – (8 GB/1 TB HDD/Windows 10 Home/4 GB Graphics) 5577 Gaming Laptop (15.6 inch, Black, 2.56 kg) – 70,990
2. Dell Inspiron Core i5 7th Gen – (8 GB/1 TB HDD/Windows 10 Home/4 GB Graphics) 7567 Gaming Laptop (15.6 inch, Matt Black, 2.62 kg) – 81,990

Process Suffix list

C – Desktop Processor based on the LGA 1150 package with high performance graphics
D – Meaning is unknown
E – Embedded (the processor can be utilized in embedded systems)
H – High performance graphics
K – Unlocked
M – Mobile
P – Processor without integrated graphics controller

Note: Back in the Core 2 days, a P-series chipset didn’t include an integrated GPU. Now, P-series chips just include slower integrated GPUs.
Q – Quad-core
R – Desktop processor based on BGA1364 (mobile) package with high performance graphics
S – Performance-optimized lifestyle
T – Power-optimized lifestyle
U – Ultra-low power
X – Extreme edition
Y – Extremely low power

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