Editors Liked

  • Solid Performance, Excellent Stock Cooler, Great Pricing, Awesome fit for a Budget System
  • High core count at a reasonably low price, Bundled with premium Wraith Cooler, Overclockable

Editors Didn't Like

  • Dated CPU architecture, Soso performance on lightly threaded tasks compared to similarly priced Intel alternatives, FX platform likely a dead end
  • Big power consumption