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Intel Core i3-530 CM80616003180AG (BX80616I3530)
7.5 out of 10

Intel Core i3-530 CM80616003180AG (BX80616I3530)

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Reviews and Problems with Intel Core i3-530 CM80616003180AG (BX80616I3530)

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Overall 7

Expert Review

25 February 2010
  • Excerpt: The Core i3-530 can't keep up with AMD's similarly priced, quad-core Athlon II X4 635, but it does offer good performance and an opportunity to upgrade to Intel's faster chips down the road.
  • Pros: Speedy for the price, Decent on-chip graphics, Inexpensive
  • Cons: Not as fast as AMD's similarly priced offering, Requires newest motherboard chipsets to enable on-chip graphics
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Overall 7
Value for money 5
Features 7
Performance 8

Intel Core i3-530

PC Pro
4 January 2010
  • Conclusion: A capable and efficient processor, but launch prices aren't low enough to excite
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Overall 8

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 review

TechRadar UK
1 August 2007
  • Summary: Middle of the road
  • Pros: Good value
  • Cons: Limited overclocking potential
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