Speedy, runs cool, doesn't use very much power, cheap for the performance
The integrated graphics aren't great for graphically intensive applications
"Intel Core i3 2120
The 'Core i3 2120' is a computer CPU produced by Intel. It runs on the LGA1155 socket (otherwise known as the 'Sandy Bridge' socket), runs at 3.3GHz and is geared more towards the budget market than the high-price market.
==Ease of Installation==
Happily, the Intel Core i3 – and for that matter any of the Sandy Bridge processors, is very easy to fit into the motherboard. For the most part, many agree (including myself) that inserting ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Bang For It's Buck, Fast-Responsive, High Cores + Threads, High Clock Speed
In-buit HD Graphics 2000, No Overclocking
The i3 2120, an Intel low range gaming CPU, is an extremely good CPU for it's money, BARELY has any problems involving malfunctions ( If treated well ) and plays very well in games on MAX settings.
MAYBE one negative of this CPU would be that , if you didn't have a graphics card, and had to rely on it's inbuilt graphics ( Intel HD Graphics 2000 ) then you would be better off in an AMD build involving an APU for about the same price...
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