Summary: Great processor, very cheap and amazingly high performance (compared to other processors from the same price range) it operates in a very cool state and it performs very well in basic operations like surfing the web and doing some office work, overall this processor paired with a good amount of ram can do the work fast and cheap!
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Summary: get yourself one of these with some nice cooling and an msi board easily stable @3ghz for years. I ran several stress tests and several reviews before attempting this. Runs all the games I throw at it quite nicely with a decent 9800GT nvidia graphics card and some dual channel RAM. Very nice CPU!
Summary: I bought this to test a used Asus P5KC motherboard I recently purchased. The processor worked well under most conditions. It's good for everyday computing but for the serious user, I would recommend a quad core or an i7 or i5. Everything in my PC was working well but my Sound Blaster Audigy 2ZS was glitching on the audio feeding into my DAC.
Really, the old "State-of-the-Art" is all you need
4 March 2010
Summary: I started late, I admit. I wasn't sure that the computer would become the in every home device that TV had become and Radio before that. I have since learned that there will be very few exceptions to this rule New tec that does what the old does and more, will ALWAYS be a sure bet! OK I bought my first computer just as it was no longer the top of the line, a P2 300mhz item with 64 mb or ram! Wow waht a cool thing that was.
Summary: Cheap little overclocker. Reached over 3GHz without raising volts and temps stay below 30c ideal and below 36c load on stock cooler. matched this up with a gts 250 and have a decent little gaming rig that will play all modern games with detail.
Excerpt: Even though this CPU is called a 'Pentium', it is essentially the same as its bigger brothers in the Core2Duo range. This means it is power efficient (and therefore quieter) and fast. The Pentium range has less 'Cache' - essentially on-board memory required for faster processing. This part is also one of the most expensive parts of the processor. The rest is the same as any other Core2Duo processor.
perfect for any low to high end machine, although avid gamers may want something with more cache
5 October 2008
Excerpt: Intel wanted to make a processor that goes at the lower end of their core 2 range, and while brainstorming for names came up with the pentium dual core range. Although they are actually just standard core 2 processors with a cut down L2 cache and FSB speed, Intel chose this name because pentiums have had 10 years of advertising and are well known for quality, incidentally this is what you get with the E2180.
Excerpt: I recently purchased the Pentium Dual Core E2180 for my parents PC from ebuyer.com. I bought the retail version which comes with a fan for about £45. This price puts it at the low end of the scale in terms of Intel CPU pricing. It is clocked at 2.0ghz, this may sound low to lots of you but it is a improved design over old CPUs so is very good. The CPU is packaged in a big Intel Box. There is a security seal so you know you are getting a genuine, tamper free piece.