The latest Intel® microarchitecture on the 14 nm manufacturing process delivers noticeable performance advancements—including vastly improved graphics, battery life, and security. With key features such as Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology,1 which allows each processor core to work on two tasks at the same time for smoother multitasking, to the Intel® Iris™ graphics for stunning 3D visuals and faster, more advanced video and photo editing, the 5th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor delivers top-of-the-line performance for your most demanding tasks.

Processor Number Cache Clock Speed # of Cores/
# of Threads
Max TDP/
Memory Types Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-5550U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz) 4.0 MB 2.00 GHz 2/ 4 15 DDR3L-1333/1600 LPDDR3-1600/1866 Intel® HD Graphics 6000
Intel® Core™ i7-5557U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz) 4.0 MB 3.10 GHz 2/ 4 28 DDR3L-1333/1600 LPDDR3-1600/1866 Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100
Intel® Core™ i7-5500U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz) 4.0 MB 2.40 GHz 2/ 4 15 DDR3L-1333/1600, LPDDR3-1333/1600 Intel® HD Graphics 5500
Intel® Core™ i7-5600U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz) 4.0 MB 2.60 GHz 2/ 4 15 DDR3L-1333/1600, LPDDR3-1333/1600 Intel® HD Graphics 5500

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Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) requires an Intel® HT Technology enabled system, check with your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. Intel® HT Technology is available on select Intel® processors. For more information including details on which processors support Intel® HT Technology, visit


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