Great performance for those that do not game and are more into light photography and didigtal art work with photoshop cc
Christopher M. Russell, Amazon
21 August 2015
Summary: I bought this for getting a system up and running to ensure that would be able to upgrade the bios so I could add the cpu I want later but this actually serves all of my photoshop cc needs at the moment.
Summary: Paired with a cheap discrete GPU this might make an okay gaming PC for light stuff, but again, don't expect much. This CPU punches above its weight, but it's still not meant to play with the big dogs.
Pros: Inexpensive, gets the job done. Is able to drive a 1080p monitors with the iGPU and play netflix. Works fine running basic applications like Word and Chrome.
Cons: Bear in mind what you're buying here. This is an inexpensive non-hyperthreaded dual-core CPU. Thread-intensive tasks will lock this up or not run at all. Expect better single-core performance than similarly priced AMD offerings, but worse multi-thread performance. This won't be able to seriously ...
Summary: I am using this CPU in my home storage server. It works perfectly well in a Supermicro server motherboard and supports ECC memory as well. I am running a ZFS storage array with 4 drives and this CPU has no trouble handling the software RAID while keeping the power usage down.
Summary: happy with purchase, was meant to kill time and work until i can upgrade to a gaming cpu.
Pros: -720p ,1080p Youtube -fast, good -renders some videos on sony vegas, not to long for dual core.
Cons: this is only a con if you are a gamer and can spend more money. this is a great chip but i recommend you go with 4 cores as this one is only duel (2) core. I came back to right a second review just to put it out there that this chip will not be able to play a lot of new games, tried it on dragon ...
Summary: Thought I'd do a review since I found myself shopping for the successor to my Pentium. I bought the Pentium at the time as an entry-level Haswell proc in an HTPC build that I planned to slowly upgrade into a mid to high level PC.
Pros: -Affordable -Integrated Graphics -Haswell -Ready to go
Cons: This isn't really a con but when I first put my build together and booted up the cooler was making a lot of noise. Opened the case and noticed that one of the fans wires was making contact with a fan blade. Make sure the cable isn't making contact and you are good to go
Pros: you can't go wrong with this cpu . cheap and able to do more than expected . runs cool . i remember years ago a pentium would cost hundreds and this one runs circles around the old pentiums and costing under 60 bucks .
Pros: After running AMD chips for years, I decided to try an Intel upgrade set up. So far I am impressed with the numbers. Assembled a Z87 gaming rig using this chip and a H60 corsair cooler. The numbers are impressive for a 3.0Ghz. Entry chip. ESO, GTA V, and Skyrim all on Ultimate. Using the same 2gi...
Cons: No real cons as I am not planning on an O.C, once the prices on the Haswell "k's" drop might upgrade and o.c then. AMD'S never had a lock. Intel should follow suit.
Summary: I combined this with a gtx 750 TI and 8gb of ram, and it can play any game at 60fps if your settings are low. and can play many games at max settings with 60fps. I bought this for league of legends and it plays it perfectly. It can even play bf4 smoothly if on minimal settings.
Pros: Fast Fast fast! Easy to install. Doesn't get hot. One hell of a price for this much power. also 60 bucks isnt that much anyways. and it comes with everything you need to install it ( manual , cord and pre applied thermal paste) it can play league of legends on high settings, no problem.
Cons: It doesn't have any cons for me to add to the con list.