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Fastest and most Versatile CPU I Have Used

Advantages: Fast, better than some i7s, can over clock, will last a few years before update
Disadvantages: Quite expensive, requires new hardware

...the computer which I built last year (total £560) I decided to choose this i5 processor from Intel being a top mid range CPU. It's not too expensive and will suit most computer users looking to build or upgrade their PC. - Who's this CPU for? - Some ...

jonnyleung 05.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Quad-Core I5-2500K 3.3 GHz

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Great CPU for the money- Can game as well!

Advantages: Fast and snappy, Can Game
Disadvantages: Not all can afford

Not a too expensive CPU but it gets the job done quick and easy. It can do some pretty serious gaming as well but if you're just wanting that, go for an I7 instead although it is a bit on the high price side... I have to say, though, it is absolutely gre ...

TommyP7845 06.05.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Quad-Core I5-2500K 3.3 GHz

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Previous gen core i5 650

Advantages: Cheap, consumes very less power
Disadvantages: slow, cannot be overclocked

...I bought this pc in the January of 2011. At that time the second generation of Intel core i5 processors were not available. The configuration of my pc: Core i5 650, base frequency 3.2 GhzDh55pj mainboard2 Gb DDR-3 RAM (TEAM)5 ...

fahim1rocks 23.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Dual-Core I5-650 3.2 GHz

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A positively average processor that is good for general use

Advantages: Good for general use, fairly cheap, doesn't get too hot, apparent good overclocker
Disadvantages: Not so great for gaming and enthusiastic use, only two threads

The Core 2 Duo E6600 is a dual core computer processor, intended for a 1066 socket motherboard. Fitting the processor The Core 2 Duo is relatively nice board to fit, at least on the motherboards I have tested it on. It slots in nice and easily ...

Coolchris330 15.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Dual-Core E6600 2.4 GHz

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A Return to the Intel Fold

Advantages: Blistering performance. Good overclocker. 64-bit processing.
Disadvantages: Pricey. Heat sink and fan is a little strange.

Since building my first PC in 1999, I had used AMD processors. Initially, it was just an enthusiast, cost-based decision. But as the Athlons improved, and then gave way to the Athlon 64s, I truly believed that AMD were making the best processors. It wa ...

sexyjw 15.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Intel Dual-Core E6600 2.4 GHz

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