Editors Liked

  • Cheap
  • Stable performance
  • 95W low power consumer
  • Good overclocking and great underclocking potential
  • Same list of technology support as Phenoms
  • Socket AM2/DDR2 compatibility
  • Optimized for Windows 7
  • Reverse Compatibility
  • Supports virtualization

Editors Didn't Like

  • HDMI and DVI support
  • Lower gaming performance
  • Not the best choice for die hard overclockers
  • High stock voltage
  • Noticeably slower than higher-end chips when running multicore-capable applications