Reviewers Liked

  • Improved graphics and Quick Sync capabilities
  • Decent power consumption
  • Quad Core Performance
  • Turbo Boost Technology
  • Optimized for Windows 7 and 8
  • 6MB (Shared) L3 Cache
  • Unlocked, 22nm Processor
  • 1600MHz DDR3 Support
  • Intel Quick Sync
  • New Security Features
  • 77W TDP

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Our ES chip gets very toasty under load
  • Not a huge leap over the Core i5 2500K
  • Temperatures surprisingly high with 1.3V and beyond