I need a quick and easy way to identify if the Intel processor in the specifications of a laptop is from the 3rd Generation or 4th generation without using software or internet. Thanks in advance.


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Look at the model number.

3XXX is 3rd generation
4XXX is 4th generation

The 4th generation ( Q4'13 ) revision update will be 4XX1 models. This fixes a known bug in the first revision step.

Here is the 3rd and 4th Generation i7 Product List.

3rd Generation i7

4th Generation i7

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