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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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My Over-Clocking King.

Advantages: Easy to overclock, runs cool, doesn't use much energy.
Disadvantages: May require a large heatsink and fan replacement, as the stock HSF is not very good.

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Review of Intel Dual-Core E8400 3 GHz

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Fantastic chip, even better when overclocked

Advantages: Cheap, fast and cool
Disadvantages: it's not a quad core, £130 may be too much for some

It took a while for Intel to wake up and smell the prices of AMD shares recently (AMD being Intel's main competitor). After years of AMD taking bite after bite out of Intel's market share with innovative, efficient, fast and affordable processors, Intel f ...

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Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 (Performance Computing For The Masses)

Advantages: Speed, Reliability, Overclockability and Price!
Disadvantages: None!

The Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3Ghz CPU is a triumph of computing technology, It combines cool running temperatures, Good clock speeds and Great performance for a low affordable price. These CPU's are well suited to Gaming applications due to their calculat ...

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