Intel Core is a brand name that Intel uses for various mid-range to high-end consumer and business microprocessors. In general, processors sold as Core are more powerful variants of the same processors marketed as entry-level Celeron and Pentium. Similarly, identical or more capable versions of Core processors are also sold as Xeon processors for the server and workstation market.
As of 2013 the current lineup of Core processors includes the latest
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i5, and Intel Core i3, and the older Intel
Core 2 Solo, Intel Core 2 Duo, Intel Core 2 Quad, and Intel Core 2