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Let's take for example the Core i5 family: Among the processors in this list, there are at the end of some cpu name letters like K,S,T,U,M,ME. What do they mean? Thanks

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The alphabetical suffixes are explained in detail on this page. For example:


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Thanks! I was probably using the wrong key-words... – Michele May 11 '13 at 0:41
You can also see additional info on the Wikipedia pages related to the different microarchitectures such as Ivy Bridge, Sandy Bridge etc. – Karan May 11 '13 at 0:46
And what does R mean... Like i5-4570R? – bteo Sep 10 '13 at 23:16
@dudelgrincen: The page I linked to seems to have the explanation, in case you missed it ("Desktop processor based on BGA1364 (mobile) package with high performance graphics"). – Karan Jun 11 '14 at 20:50

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