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Games Optimized for Intel

Intel works with the leading game developers—analyzing and optimizing their games, media, and other graphics-intensive applications to make full use of the latest Intel® technology. You’ll get the most out of your gaming experience when you use Intel technology combined with games optimized for Intel technology.

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Jaw-dropping Graphics

In developing Rome II*, Creative Assembly used new Intel technologies exclusive to 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Iris™ graphics.

The resulting visuals are a study in detail and variety, so realistic that players will feel like they are in ancient Rome.

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New Heights of Realism

Codemaster optimized GRID 2* specifically for new 4th generation Intel Core processors, with features that provide photo-realistic visuals and accelerate performance.

The team utilized the Intel Iris graphics extension for pixel synchronization to replicate the complexities of tire smoke as rubber burns and smoke accumulates.

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Designed for Touch

Blizzard Entertainment continues to build on its award-winning Warcraft* universe with a new digital collectible card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft*.

The growth of tablets, 2-in-1s, and portable All-in-Ones has set the stage for game developers to use touch technology to deliver players the experience of tactile interaction.

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Better Gaming on More Devices

Overclock your rig for serious gaming or choose the latest devices—Ultrabook™, all-in-ones, laptops, and tablets—to take your gaming on the go. Either way, you’ll want Intel Core processors for an unbeatable edge.

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Vibrant Visuals

Intel® HD Graphics1, together with Intel Core processors, power vibrant visual experiences—no extra card required. Battles look more epic. Race action roars at breakneck speeds. And combat feels pulse-poundingly real. Plus, with, Intel® Iris™ graphics you’ll enjoy immersive 3-D gaming experiences.

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High-speed Multitasking

Get an extra burst of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Bost Technology2 and effortlessly move been your latest game title and other apps with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology3. It’s the speed you need when you need it.

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Product and Performance Information


1. Intel® HD Graphics is available on select models of the Intel® Core™ processor family.

2. Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 are only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-technology.html.

3. Available on select Intel® Core™ processors. Requires an Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. For more information including details on which processors support HT Technology, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/hyper-threading/hyper-threading-technology.html.