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Which Intel Processor Is Right For You ?:

Are you looking to buy an Intel powered computer in Nairobi, Kenya? In this article, we shall go through some of the best and latest processors from Intel. At SmartBuy Kenya we have a wide range of intel powered PC’s ranging from 10th Generation to 12th Generation CPU’s from brands like Lenovo, HP and Asus. The choice of an Intel processor to suit your needs will depend on your usage, workflow and needs. From the high-end core HP i7 powered laptops to the low-end celeron chips, these processors have different speeds and architecture.

10th Generation Intel Family:

intel 10th gen cpus

In August 2019, Intel introduced the 10th generation line-up of its processors, nicknamed “comet lake”. These comet lake processors replaced the 9th Gen CPU’s with improvements being seen in single-core performance. These 10th Gen CPU’s feature new tech such as Wi-Fi 6 and thunderbolt 3 technology for fast and smoother wireless and connectivity experience. The high-end 10th gen i7 models offer serious gaming performance thanks to Intel Optane Memory, a system acceleration solution which allows your PC to access frequently used programs faster by storing its data closer to the processor

Entry-level 10th generation processors (core i3) are suitable for office use and college students on a budget. There are great options of 10th gen i3 PC’s here at Smartbuy such as this 4GB 1TB Lenovo V15 or this Jet Black 250 G7 NotebookDon’t undermine the performance of a 10th generation i3 Pc, it packs great features such as support for Windows 11.

For better performance and higher speeds, we recommend a 10th Gen i7 PC or i5 (if you’re on a budget). The 10th Gen Core i5 processors come with 4 or 6 cores, with maximum frequency speeds of up to 4.60 GHz. A 10th gen i5 will allow you to open multiple applications and spreadsheets with ease. A 10th gen i7 can offer speeds of up to 5.00 GHz with 4, 6 or 8 cores. Intel has also fitted the i7 with smart cache. This technology enables the processor to fetch data at a higher throughput to effectively enhance execution frequency.

Checkout these amazing 10th Generation Laptops Under 50K:

Laptop Model Price
HP 250 G8 Core i3-10th Gen, 15.6-inch, 8GB Ram, 1TB HDD Ksh.43,500
Lenovo V15 Core i3-10th Gen, 4GB Ram, 1TB HDD Ksh.43,499
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14 Core i3-10th Gen, 4GB Ram, 1TB HDD Ksh.42,999


11th Generation Family:

11th gen processor

On March 30, 2021, Intel released its 11th Gen CPU. An AI technology and a revolutionary GPU named Intel Iris Xe. These 11th gen processors are built to offer richer gaming experiences and outstanding visuals. With some units featuring up to 8-cores and 16 threads, you can expect to experience desktop grade performance. Similar to 10th gen CPU’s they feature Wi-Fi 6, thunderbolt 4 and hardened hardware security. Thunderbolt 4 support means creators can simultaneous connect up to 4, 4K-enabled HDR monitors.

To beef up the 11th gen CPU’s, Intel fitted it with an AI-powered graphics card (Intel Iris Xe graphics card). The Iris Xe graphics card offers discrete level performance. The GPU can play games at higher frame-rates and work with heavy applications like Adobe Photoshop. Some notable 11th Gen laptops we have here at Smartbuy include this HP Pavilion X360 14 with 11th Gen Core i5, 256 GB SSD and the HP Envy X360, with 11th Gen Core i7, 8 GB Ram, 512 GB SSD.

12th Generation Family:



12th gen cpu's
Released on January 4th 2022, Intel introduced its 12th generation line-up of intel processors. Nicknamed Alder Lake, these CPUs’s offer a huge bump in efficiency and performance. 12th Gen CPUs are split up into 3. The powerful 45W H-Series chips, 28W P-Series chips and the 15W U-Series chips. Despite their differences, 12th Gen CPUs are so powerful when compared to 11th Gen and 10th Gen CPU’s.  


The choice of processor should be influenced by your workflows and needs. The latest processors from intel definitely do not disappoint. Shop a variety of these intel-based laptops and desktops here at Smartbuy. All our models are brand-new and come with 1yr warranty. You can also check out this laptop shopping guide if you’re not sure what to look-out for.

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