Sandy Bridge - 2011 - 2nd Generation Intel Core Processors

Architecture:  Sandy Bridge 32 nm

chipset:  Cougar Point - Intel 6 Series. H61 B65 H67 P67 Q67 Z68

ram:  DDR3

Video: Gen6

- HD Graphics 2000 - HD Graphics 3000

Ivy Bridge - 2012 - 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors

Architecture:  Sandy Bridge 22 nm

chipset:  Panther Point - Intel 7 Series - B75 Q75 Z75 H77 Q77 Z77

ram:  DDR3

video: Gen7

- HD Graphics 2500 - HD Graphics 4000

Haswell - 2013 - 4th Generation Intel Core Processors

Architecture:  Haswell 22 nm  

chipset:  Lynx Point - Intel 8 Series. H81  B85  Q85  Q87  H87  Z87 - Second generation:  Wildcat Point - Intel 9 Series. H97 and Z97

ram:  DDR3

Video:  Gen7.5

- HD Graphics 4200 - HD Graphics 4400 - HD Graphics 4600 - HD Graphics 4700 - HD Graphics 5000 - Iris Graphics 5100 - Iris Pro Graphics 5200

Broadwell - September 2014 - 5th Generation Intel Core Processors

Architecture:  Haswell 14 nm

chipset:  Wildcat Point - Intel 9 Series (Z97 and H97)

ram:  DDR3 and DDR4

video:  Gen8

- HD Graphics 5300 - Iris 6100 - HD Graphics 6000 - HD Graphics 5500

- adds VP8 hardware decoding support

Skylake

Architecture: Skylake  14 nm

chipset:  Sunrise Point - Z170/H170

ram:  DDR3 and DDR4