These desktop PCs continue to push innovation with a new architecture designed to deliver quality, performance, and industry-leading I/O technologies featuring Intel Core i7 CPU, dual-channel DDR-3 memory, PCI-E 3.0 and SATA 6G RAID.
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Expanded Start menu: The familiar Start menu is back, providing quick, one-click access to the functions and files that people use most, and also a new space to personalize with favorite apps, programs, people, and websites.
Apps that run in Windows: Apps from the Windows Store now open in the same format that desktop programs do. They can be resized and moved around, and they have title bars at the top, allowing users to maximize, minimize, and close with a click.
Snap enhancements: Have up to four apps snapped on the same screen with a new quadrant layout. Windows will also show other apps and programs running for additional snapping, and even make smart suggestions about filling available screen space with other open apps.
New task view button: The new task view button on the task bar enables one view for all open apps and files, allowing for quick switching and one-touch access to any desktops the user creates.
Multiple desktops: Instead of too many apps and files overlapping on a single desktop, it's easy to create, and switch between, distinct desktops for different purposes and projects, whether for work, personal use, or both.
The Intel® Core™ i7 processor delivers best-in-class performance for the most demanding applications. This quad-core processor features 8-way multitasking capability and additional L3 cache. With adaptive performance and built-in visual capabilities this 2nd generation processor brings more intelligence to your PC.
2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors feature Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology, enabling required security applications and protocols to run efficiently in the background without compromising productivity.
Today's more visually sophisticated communication needs will be met with Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Technology, integrated into 2nd generation Intel Core processors. This eliminates the need for a discrete graphics card, reducing power consumption and system cost.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
With 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processors, you get the following features built in:
BOLData® high-performance systems feature DDR-3 SDRAM. This new memory technology is designed to shatter the limits imposed by that of DDR-2 memory architecture, enabling our systems to process critical information at blistering speeds to enable the highest possible performance in compute-intensive applications.
A major component of next-generation PC design, dual channel DDR-3 memory ushers in a new era of performance and speed in advanced PC games, professional 3D modeling, and high-resolution video editing and playback – multitask between applications with unparalleled ease, command vast amounts of digital content without pause, and reduce load times in all of your favorite games and applications.
Intel® Iris™ graphics, together with the 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor, delivers amazing and vibrant multimedia experiences. Get immersed in high-speed, stunning, 3D gaming. Do advanced photo and video editing quickly and easily. Sit back and enjoy the best in movies with gorgeous HD and brilliant 4K Ultra HD display.
Intel Iris graphics is Intel’s newest and most powerful graphics product, built right in to the processors. With double the performance of the previous generation of Intel® graphics, Intel Iris graphics lets you enjoy heightened immersive experiences when playing games optimized specifically for Intel Iris graphics.1 From the newly released GRID 2 to the world renowned StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Intel Iris graphics provides you with an immersive gaming experience with faster 3D rendering, more complex shading, and fluid character motion.
Intel® HD graphics, together with the Intel Core processor, powers great visual experiences. Watch your favorite HD videos with exceptional clarity. Easily view and edit your photos. Enjoy playing today’s popular games.
PC games optimized for Intel® graphics technologies are more responsive and realistic. Battles look more epic. Race action roars at breakneck speeds. And combat feels pulse-poundingly real.
Edit videos seamlessly with high processing power delivered by Intel® Quick Sync Video and OpenCL 1.2. Convert your videos in a flash for portable players and tablets or for online sharing with Intel Quick Sync Video. Enjoy sharper, smoother, richer images and HD video with Intel® Clear Video HD Technology.
View movies or presentations in ultra-high definition on Ultra HDTV or 4K resolution displays. With Intel Iris and Intel HD graphics, you can even daisy-chain up to three displays—or use collage mode to combine displays into a single unified higher resolution for larger screen sizes.