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2.5GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Processor - Hardcore Multi-Tasking CPU

Advantages: Very Very Fast - Will take a LONG time to become Obsolete - Multitasking Processor
Disadvantages: i7 processors are smarter but more expensive - Do you really need 10ghz of CPU?

...I used this 2.5 GHz -Quad Core Processor as the Central Nervous System of my first HTPC, mainly due to it's heavy duty load bearing ability and the fact that, short of an i3, i5, or i7 processor. nothing is faster in the Intel family of processors. My ...

Kusai 16.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Quad-Core Q8300 2.5 GHz

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Intel core 2 Quad Q8300, one of The best budget chips

Advantages: good speed, cheap, stable
Disadvantages: The manual is easy to read but might confuse people who are not good with computers

This is one of the best budget chips you can get your hands on!!! For under £100 you get a lot for your money. It has a good balance of speed, stability and value for money. With this chip you will get blazing speeds as it shrugs off most, if not all task ...

LukeAdam 01.03.2011 · Read full review
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The good Core2 got better

Advantages: very overclockable, pretty good at stock speed
Disadvantages: needs better cooling and other components to get full overclocking potential

Intel updates its Core 2 Duo line with the "Wolfdale" codename, now known as the E8xxx series. It features higher bus speed of 1333MHz (to remind you, the E6xxx series has 1066MHz and the E4xxx series has 800MHz), 6MB of L2 cache (compared to 4MB of E6xxx ...

newmachine 26.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Dual-Core E8200 2.66 GHz

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ A very respectable processor

Advantages: Runs cool. Overclockable. Very stable
Disadvantages: None

...Around a year ago, I built myself a computer and decided to continue using AMD processors as I have found them to be very reliable. I opted for the X2 4800+ as it was the right value of power and price. The installation of the processor was relatively has ...

Supergirl2022 16.05.2009 · Read full review
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Review of AMD Dual-Core 4800+ 2.5 GHz

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AMD 4800+ x2 Dual Core Genius

Advantages: fast, runs cool, easy to install, cheap
Disadvantages: none

...My Previous processors have all been Intel, with exception to an AMD 1800+ that was used as a home server. The reason for replacing my P4 HT 3Ghz was due to the motherboard systematically failing when the USB devices are connected. When you buy the r ...

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Review of AMD Dual-Core 4800+ 2.5 GHz

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