Editors Liked

  • Performance
  • Price
  • Power consumption
  • Availability
  • Lower Thermal Output
  • Turbo Technology
  • Cheaper Dual Channel Memory Support
  • Excellent Overclocking Potential
  • DDR3-1333 Support
  • 8 MB Shared Cache

Editors Didn't Like

  • Socket 1156 Motherboard Upgrade Needed
  • Different CPU cooler Needed
  • Its siblings are even faster
  • No HyperThreading
  • Requires New LGA 1156 Motherboard
  • Idering its performance surpasses pricier CPUs from AMD