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Intel Xeon E3-1230 3,20GHz Socket 1155 Box
9.1 out of 10

Intel Xeon E3-1230 3,20GHz Socket 1155 Box

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Reviews and Problems with Intel Xeon E3-1230 3,20GHz Socket 1155 Box

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Overall 10
10

Hackintosh

James P., Newegg
28 September 2014
  • Pros: Runs cool, hyperthreading for 8 logical cores, video rendering went from 90 minutes to 40 minutes. Runs perfectly in my hackintosh.
  • Cons: was not free
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Overall 6
6.0

Excellent processor, poor cooling fan

barry N., Newegg
29 August 2013
  • Summary: Can not run this processor full bore with the fan that comes from the factory. If you're using Vray or Mental forget it. This chip needs better cooling than is supplied with the factory box.
  • Pros: Excellent speed
  • Cons: I would give 5 stars except for the factory cooling fan. It blows (Vernacular pun).
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Overall 10
10

Works

James M., Newegg
15 May 2013
  • Summary: Currently running ESXi with a VMs for routing, unraid, subsonic, and a couple of other things. Been working great without any hiccups.
  • Pros: Just works.
  • Cons: None.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent cpu for the price

Anonymous, Newegg
18 December 2012
  • Summary: For running 2 ghz slower; it runs far faster over a regular i7 2600 and the price is far better deal. Specs: MSI z77 G43 Intel Xeon e3 1230 8 gigs 1866 mhz Crucial Tactical mem Evga Gf 460 gtx
  • Pros: Very efficient and low heat, I hate to say it; it's a far better deal over the i7 2600. i7 2600K SB ^ (i7 3720M Ivy)(Intel xeon E3 1230 SB) runs on the same level ^ i7 2600 SB
  • Cons: None so far yet.
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Overall 10
10

Great

Michael P., Newegg
28 November 2012
Overall 10
10

Excellent

Anonymous, Newegg
12 November 2012
  • Summary: Been running for 8 months straight 24/7 now with no hiccups
  • Pros: quad-core, affordable, great for home servers
  • Cons: none
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Overall 10
10

A monster of a CPU

Jonathan Q., Newegg
9 November 2012
  • Pros: + Very strong CPU +This CPU has 8 virtual cores which is quite a bonus because I hadn't been expecting that. +It's price for performance is among the highest of all CPUs
  • Cons: -The only con I've run into is that it does not have a built in graphics card. If you're building a gaming PC it's fine, you're getting a graphics card anyway but be sure to have a back up in case your current card ever dies.
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Overall 2
2.0

Great but buy a different cooler

Allister F., Newegg
20 October 2012
  • Summary: Buy this chip. Just buy invest in a nice fan.
  • Pros: Extremely fast, awesome chip. It does everything I want and then some. I've had this chip running a high intensity analytic system for 7 days straight with no rest and never once slowed down.
  • Cons: The only reason I'm giving this 1 star is so that poeple read this. Do NOT use the factory fan it comes with. Do NOT use the factory fan it comes with. Do NOT use the factory fan it comes with. Do NOT use the factory fan it comes with. I had major overheating issues on the chip without overclocki...
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Overall 10
10

Kicks butt!

Amazon
10 May 2012
  • Summary: I've had my E3-1230 for about 6 months now and love it. Since I purchased, the price/performance has been unbeatable. It is at the core of my pet project to build a lower power super computer and with the performance this gives using only 80W it's lived up to everything I've wanted.
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Overall 10
10

The greatness of E3-1230

Anth, Amazon
25 April 2012
  • Summary: After careful consideration, I bought this processor for my desktop. It works in my ASUS P8Z68 motherboard with zero issues. The Intel Xeon E3-1230 is in my opinion, the best processor right now for the money.
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