If you are in the market for a new PC, you're probably all too aware of the huge variety of different CPU models available. While Intel names their processors under the Core i7, i5 and i3 moniker based on the performance and features offered, there are also a handful of different product lines within each of those brands identified by a K, X, S or T appended to the model name. According to Intel, these letter designators mean: K/X - "Unlocked" - the highest-end desktop CPU with overclocking support S - "Performance-optimized lifestyle," lower performance, lower power draw. T - "Power-optimized lifestyle," lowest performance, lowest power draw. In this article, we want to cover the S-series product line in particular to determine the actual performance, power draw, and thermal differences compared to its standard counterpart. Read the complete article.