Summary: I gave t a five because had a computer that needed to be upgraded to play a game that came out. so I installed a new graphics card, memory and this cpu and now at the "can you run it site I am all the way iat the end of the green and the game rocks! Good deal with the upgrade for under $300 with vid card memory and CPU.
Summary: I bought this in 9/13 but did my first POST yesterday (10/23/13). CPU temperature was getting high (160 deg F and rising) after POST so I replaced the original 'Sticky Surface' on the heat sink with Thermal Jelly (Arctic Silver). I used paper towels to wipe the APU surface and the heat sink surface clean (Do Not use abrasives like steel wool).
Summary: This processor works well for the price. It's no speed demon, but the system is much faster since the upgrade. He is very pleased with it. He plays Warframe and Battlefield 3, as well as some deer hunter games. Haven't had any issues at all. Have not tried any overclocking. Good processor overall.
Summary: I ordered the AMD for a new build to mount to a Gigabyte MOBO. Fast. I'm not a gamer but I like the speed. Videos are clear and everything loads and runs like a amazingly fast. Money well spent in my opinion... and based on my needs.