Summary: I havent completed building the new pc with the newest A64 3200+ I bought. But for a little over $30, which included HSF, I could not pass up this cpu bargain. I just recently gave away a 4 year old model that has never stopped kicking.
Pros: Still working strong after 4 years, so I bought a new one for 20% of what it cost back then
Summary: If you need a value chip that is better than most p4s get this chip, though you are better of with either the am2 version or a 3200 (because this has an odd mulstiplier). Really wanting that ice cream about now
Pros: Stays extremely cool (I had an antec p180b case an my idle temps are 24C cpu / 9C system on a stock cooler)
Cons: Not the best overclocker. I may have recieved a dud, though after waiting a year I decided to overclock the processor and anything bean 2 ghz isn't stable. I don't know if I have a bad motherboard that is not good at overclocking or simply I got a processor that is not overclocker friendly (which...