- Compatible with Z87 and Z97 motherboards. Z87 motherboard users may need to apply a BIOS update for compatibility.
- LGA 1150
- Intel Rapid Storage Technology
- Quick Sync Video enabling faster video conversion
- Intel Device Protection with Boot Guard
- Intel IPT with PKI
- Intel Turbo boost technology
Hyperthreading Technology: With Intel’s Hyperthreading tech, even more power is produced by the already powerful cores, allowing for additional threads. This is ideal for running virtual machines.
Quiet Cooling Fan: The included heat sink and cooling fan provide more than adequate heat management, but what’s more impressive is that it manages to be whisper quiet.
Faster Boot Times: With such a capable processor, the time it takes for your computer to boot up is drastically reduced. Some customers have boot times as quick as 5 seconds!
Long-Term Stability: With a solid design and lots of support from both the manufacturers and the community, you can rest assured that this chip will last you for years.
Simple Installation: Despite being a very high-end piece of computer equipment, the installation process for this CPU is relatively painless, with handy plastic screws.