Summary: This is nice and cheap CPU is you like to utilize a lot of peripherals in your system for cheap. For motherboards that have a 7th PCIe slot, this CPU can power up and control the 7th slot for usage.
Summary: I needed an Intel CPU for the particular MB I had on hand. The Intel is more expensive than a comparable AMD CPU and if I did not already have the MB I would have bought the AMD. This is just an OK processor.