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How do I know if I have an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor?

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Is there a simple way to determine this in Windows?

I can see my processor number in system properties (E5-2620 v0) but the page on Intel's site doesn't say which type it is. Perhaps it's not even i3/i5/i7 ?

http://ark.intel.com/products/64594/Intel-Xeon-Processor-E5-2620-15M-Cache-2_00-GHz-7_20-GTs-Intel-QPI

How would a user find this out easily?
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Sr. Systems Administrator
Commented:
it's not any core i processor; it's a xeon e5-2620
typically used in servers
if you run system information, the system summary will show you that also in the processor field on the right

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Seth, so would a laptop that has an i7 processor in it show in the system properties this or just the number?
for windows 7 users: right click on "computer" icon, select properties. It'll show what type of cpu the system has.
Ahmad ZushanTroubleshooting Expert

Commented:
It is Intel Xeon processor, it is different from i5/i7....

you can see the type of your processor by this tool:

ftp://ftp.cpuid.com/cpu-z/cpu-z_1.72-en.exe
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems Administrator

Commented:
would a laptop that has an i7 processor in it show in the system properties this or just the number?

it will show the full model
the notebook i'm typing on has an i5 and system info shows:

Processor	Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4310U CPU @ 2.00GHz, 2601 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)

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Thanks all. I tested on another laptop and it does show i7/i5 info. Thanks!