Core i3

Core i3

A family of dual core, 64-bit, x86 CPUs from Intel intended for entry-level desktop and laptop computers. Introduced in 2010, the Core i3 is the third line in Intel's Core "i" branding (i3, i5, i7). The Core i3 chips do not include the Turbo Boost feature, which is found in i5 and i7 chips (see Turbo Boost). See Core i5 and Core i7.
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If you are looking for an affordable laptop with at least an Intel Core i3 processor, this is the one to go for.
For example, PT merged tracks in Soundtrap 32 seconds faster with the Intel Core i3 processor-powered Chromebook than they could with the Arm Rockchip processor-based Chromebook.
Intel also beefed up its Core i5 family with 6-core parts, as well as its first quad-core Core i3.
Intel is promising up to 12% increased performance from the sixth generation chipsets (so a seventh generation Core i3 will be about 12% faster than a comparable sixth generation Core i3).
or Canada can now purchase the Surface Pro 3 tablet powered the much-superior Intel Core i7 in addition to the Intel Core i3 processors.
Intel also showed off a pair of "high performance" Chromebooks with the latest Intel fourth-generation Intel Core i3 processors, the report added.
The new Zbox mini-PCs come with 4th Generation Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processor options with the entry-level Zbox ID91 packing an Intel Core i3 4130T, mainstream Zbox ID92 featuring an Intel Core i5 4570T and the flagship Zbox IQ01 sporting a quad-core Intel Core i7 4770T.
This budget Windows 8 notebook is powered by Intel Core i3 1.
You could opt for a laptop with a Pentium dual core processor, but if you tend to multitask, a core i3 would be a better option.
On the other hand, in CPU-based benchmaks, the little Core i3 CPU averages around 80% of the performance of its higher-powered Core i5 and Core i7-based siblings, and 10% better than the last crop of Ultrabooks we tested.
There are three configurations running third generation Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 processors.