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Intel-core-i3-530.32641411
7.9 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 6
6.0

not for older monitors, but great for office & htpc

Handyman, Amazon
19 April 2010
  • Summary: When I saw the core i3-530, i thought Intel has finally released a cheap yet high performing 32nm Westmere architecture CPU with integrated graphic core and integrated memory controller. So I proceeded to order 4 Gigabyte H55M-USB3 motherboard and 4 Crucial 4GB DDR3. These combos were the highest performing parts @ lowest price I could find on April 2010 and it was recommended by [...] (probably the world's biggest and most authoritative review site).
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Overall 6
6.0

It's not a huge jump.

Tony, Amazon
20 March 2010
  • Summary: From E5200 to E6600 you would assume it's a huge jump. Wrong, it's not. In fact there isn't a different. I wouldn't buy this cpu if I could go back. It works, what else can I say. Which is why I rate it 3 stars. Again do yourself a favorite and buy an actual duo core for this price.
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Overall 6
6.0

Pentium E6600 vs. Core 2 Duo E6600

Jeff, Amazon
20 March 2010
  • Summary: I mistakenly ordered this product needing a CORE 2 DUO E6600, not the PENTIUM of the same model number. It may work fine, since it was new/unopened... but I'm getting a black screen when I turn on my computer because this processor is not compatible with my motherboard EVEN IF the socket type is the same. That was a very confusing name choice on Intel's part.
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Overall 6
6.0

intel intel

R. P. Shepherd, Amazon
1 March 2011
  • Summary: excellent for everyday computer tasks GOOD: ample processing power. quiet cooling fan. good bang for buck BAD: integrated graphics only good for ie.BBC iplayer will not run latest video games ie. Call of Duty OVERALL: if you dont play video games - buy it!
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