Intel Core i5-7500 Kaby Lake Quad-Core 3.4 GHz LGA 1151 65W Processor | BX80677I57500 has a base clock speed of 3.4 GHz and comes with features such as Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology, the maximum turbo frequency this processor can achieve is 3.8 GHz. Additionally, this processor features 4 cores with 4 threads in an LGA 1151 socket and has 6MB of cache memory. Having 4 cores allows the processor to run multiple programs simultaneously without slowing down the system, while the 4 threads allow a basic ordered sequence of instructions to be passed through or processed by a single CPU core. This processor also supports up to 64GB of DDR4-2400/2133 and DDR3L 1600/1333 RAM at 1.35V, has AES New Instructions, 14nm lithography, and utilizes 7th Generation (Kaby Lake) technology.