Summary: This chip is underrated for it's fantastic performance. Bear in mind I gave it five stars based on a reasonable performance expectation from a 5 year old, mid-range CPU designed for a typical consumer PC, not for a gaming rig (however I do light gaming with this chip).
No longer available new and I'm STILL writing this out of respect.
Bryan Bourgeois, Amazon
25 May 2015
Summary: After close to four years of reasonable to pretty intense use, this CPU has yet to really break a sweat. I have spent days on end burning to two dvd/r drives simultaneously, playing games from The Witcher to Diablo 3 on max settings, and streaming high end video and the only thing that has ever...
Summary: Stock speeds are pretty ok. I actually used this for gaming. For certain cpu intensive games like Planetside 2 this cpu isnt enough. But some light overclocking with AMD Overdrive really helped. So I reccomend this.
Summary: I couldn't buy better from anybody else. This product was exactly to it's specs. Once installed, it ran powerfully like I needed. I will buy again from this merchant with my eyes close. Excellent delivery!!!
The Quad-Core worked perfectly with what I needed it for ...
Tyler J Carlin, Amazon
23 September 2014
Summary: The Quad-Core worked perfectly with what I needed it for at the time, but for now it will have 3 stars till I update my RAM enough to run a certain game to really test the GHz of this Processor!