Delivering the fastest transfers available, Thunderbolt™ technology enables the transfer of large numbers of high-quality content between a camera, laptop, and other devices, so you can focus on creative tasks.
Combined with the 4th gen Intel® Core™ processor, Intel® Iris™ graphics delivers rich and immersive visual media experiences in 3D gaming, photo and video editing, and HD movies—no extra graphics card required.
A suite of hardware and software technologies built in to the 4th gen Intel® Core™ processor, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD) enables enhanced 1080p HD playback for both Blu-ray* and streaming Web content.
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 automatically allows processor cores to run faster than the Thermal Design Power (TDP) configuration specified frequency if they are operating below power for on-demand processor performance.
Utilizing processor resources more efficiently, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enables multiple threads to run on each core, increasing processor throughput and overall performance on threaded software.