Laptops which are powered by an Intel Core I7 Laptops CPU are some of the best laptops available today on the market. Top laptop brands have already started to take advantage of the Intel i7 CPU power and they have released some of the most powerful notebooks, suitable for those who require a lot of computing power for high demanding applications and need portability on their side.
Intel is currently at the 3rd generation of Intel Core I7 Laptops mobile and desktop processors, also known as Ivy Bridge CPUs. So before rushing into buying an Intel core i7 laptop, it is good to make yourself familiar with all the i7 CPU series to avoid any confusion you may have.
The first generation of Intel Core i7 mobile CPUs, aka “Clarksfield” and “Arrandale”, A done introduced to the public back in September 2009, a year later after the first desktop CPU based on the same microarchitecture, Nehalem.
of Intel Core i7 mobile CPUs, aka “Sandy Bridge” a done introduced in early 2011. These processors have been some of the best CPUs at the time, with great success to the public.
Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge CPUs have an integrated GPU, and a discrete graphic card may not be present in the laptop configuration. If your main tasks don’t implies video transcoding, 3D graphic design and hardcore gaming you’ll be fine with the integrated graphics, otherwise you should look for a laptop that has a discrete graphics card.
To take full advantage of the i7 power, also make sure the laptop has at least 4GB DDRAM, though most of them have at least 8GB.
The rest of features like HD webcam, 3D display, blu-ray drive and so on, are up to you to decide what you need and what you don’t.