Reviewers Liked

  • Six physical cores
  • Lots of computing power in multithreaded applications
  • Turbo Core implementation
  • Compatibility with older chipsets
  • Low operating temperatures
  • Overclocking potential
  • Turbo CORE Ability
  • 9MB Total Cache
  • AM2/3 Compatibility

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Price somewhat higher than Core i5 750
  • Not the best choice for hardcore gamers
  • Slower than i5 750 or Phenom II X4 965 when just few cores are used