Editors Liked

  • Good media-processing capabilities
  • Unlocked multiplier for simplified overclocking
  • Great performance
  • Blazing fast cache speeds
  • Intel Quick sync
  • InTru 3D
  • Support for DirectX 10.1
  • HDMI Audio bitstreaming supported

Editors Didn't Like

  • Does not support Hyper-Threading
  • Onboard video lacks DirectX 11 support
  • Requires new motherboard
  • Limited GPU performance
  • Drivers not as mature as the ones from ATI or NVIDIA No support for CUDA, PhysX, OpenCL
  • No Hyperthreading