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Powerful and efficient

Advantages: Fast, good overclocking potential; the best for games (and virtually all other applications)
Disadvantages: Runs fairly warm, but nothing terrible

As a gamer, I needed the best processor out there. Searching around, the only real debate in this price range was whether to go for the E6850, a dual core CPU, or the Q6600, a quad core at a lower clock. After looking at many different benchmarks and revi ...

ClockworkUniverse42 04.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Dual-Core E6850 3 GHz

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An extremely fast processor

Advantages: Very Fast, Stock fan is not too loud
Disadvantages: Further overclocking would require a better fan

This is the fastest standard Intel Core 2 Duo you can buy, the E6850 has a 333Mhz FSB which is 1,333Mhz Effective so it has more memory bandwidth than its descendants. The E6850 has a VID of 1.35V most of the time (some of them have a VID of 1.3v alth ...

Xplodzion 11.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Dual-Core E6850 3 GHz

Speed

Ease of Installation

Manufacturer Support

Instruction manual

Value For Money