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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 Quad Core
7.9 out of 10

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 Quad Core

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Overall 10
10

Still a beast even in today's computer world.

Peace Maker, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: I love it for my old system , there are a million reviews on this so one thing I will say is that even though it is old it still is a beast with 12mb of L3 cash. I was able to over clock it to 3.5 with air cooling only (Arctic 7 ) with no problems and with water cooling i know that It could do 3.8...
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Overall 10
10

still work just fine with this processor

Timothy Williams, Amazon
29 May 2015
  • Summary: I've been running the Q9650 since 2009, and currently run Windows 7 Professional (about to upgrade to Windows 10). Seven years later, and with a few upgrades to my hard drive and GPU, my custom machine is still flying along.
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Overall 8
8.0

finally someone who gets me

W. YBARRA, Amazon
4 May 2015
  • Summary: received processor in record time it was supper bubble wrapped very professionally with INTEL logo on bag and stickers for computer supplied... also noticed thermal grease and alchol wipes included to remove and clean heat sink to reapply was really happy with the way they thought ahead for...
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Overall 10
10

I can see a good difference in music and video rendering on my PC ...

Joe Ghalbouni, Amazon
29 April 2015
  • Summary: I have a motherboard that can handle a processor compatible with an LGA 775 socket. After some research and comparison I have discovered that this processor is the most powerful. I also compared with the core i7 of my laptop through the website cpubenchmark and I was surprised to see that actually...
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Overall 4
4.0

Two Stars

adam cronk, Amazon
13 April 2015
  • Summary: Slower than imagined. Has overheated with included fan multiple times... Will have to replace asap
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Overall 10
10

Intel Quality Performance

A. Sacremento "car guy", Amazon
2 April 2015
Overall 8
8.0

Noticeably improved performance with an older motherboard (Asus P5Q)

Doghouse "Old-fashioned, out-dated, and irredeemably addicted to common sense", Amazon
7 March 2015
  • Summary: I got this for an older motherboard (Asus P5Q) that I'm trying to nurse along for a little while longer. I went from a Core2 Duo 2.38 Mhz CPU to this CPU, and there was an immediate and very noticeable improvement in speed. One example is the performance while playing Dragon Age: Inquisition.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Yuri, Amazon
3 March 2015
  • Summary: It works, supports all features which I use with previous Intel Core 2 CPU but in double-way. Thank you!
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Overall 8
8.0

Great processor! Improved my SWTOR MMO game performance

D. Davis "dxddavis", Amazon
1 March 2015
  • Summary: Great processor! Improved my SWTOR MMO game performance. Not a lot but noticeably. In particular the FPS in warzones. From 5 to 15.
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Overall 10
10

Best 775 socket CPU you can buy. Runs everything we've thrown at it and we are gamers...

Dr. Space, Amazon
4 February 2015
  • Summary: Works great. The people I bought this from sell great products at wonderful prices. This is the fastest standard 775 socket cpu made (excepting that terrible over-prices custom "production" overclocked affair). It breathed new life into an aging 775 socket system and runs super fast.
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