Summary: This product may be outdated, but it works like a charm.
Pros: For under 100 bucks, over 2 years ago I got this thing and it has been able to handle anything I've thrown at it swimmingly. Never had it overheat, never had any issues whatsoever. There is a reason no one has any 1 star ratings for this CPU.
Cons: None. Other than now that it's over 2 years old, games are a lot nicer, and require more speed from a CPU. If you don't plan on modding games or running high settings however, this thing does just fine.
Summary: Would recommend, again, great price for performance for low budget set ups.
Pros: Great price for performance cost, has been pretty faithful to me and my gaming with my 450 GTS (low budget/ mid range setup).
Cons: After about my second year having it, it's beginning to run a little warmer than it used to and I'm investing into getting a fan for it because the stock one isn't working too well. For some reason, sometimes (rarely) when I use Google Chrome, my CPU usage shoots up through the roof. I'm aware th...
Summary: "I'm quite familiar with PC hardware and performance - stuck a little bit in the older Core 2 days of technology ... all their CPUs, from the budget CPUs to the "extreme performance" CPUs, share the same name: Athlon.
Pros: Great price/performance ratio. I got the triple core version for a friend right from Newegg in 2010 and it's still going strong and he loves it.