Summary: One of the best deals for the money on dual core processor performance. I'd recommend a Core i3 if you plan to use it for any sort of gaming unless the games are not processor demanding. Otherwise, a pretty solid processor.
Best bang for the buck for a light duty IVY Bridge CPU
Robert Kaplan, Amazon
4 February 2015
Summary: Most of you who are buying this CPU already know what this CPU does.. it's fast, the best bang for the buck.. especially for a light duty work or media pc. Just reminding you this is an IVY BRIDGE CPU.. make sure your board is IVY BRIDGE.