Editors Liked

  • Very Fast
  • Overclockable
  • Turbo 2.0 Technology
  • Built in HD 3000 Graphics
  • Quad Core Performance with HyperThreading
  • Turbo Boost Technology
  • Optimized for Windows 7
  • 8MB (Shared) L3 Cache
  • Unlocked
  • 32nm Processor
  • Choice of OnDie or Discrete Graphics

Editors Didn't Like

  • Requires new motherboard
  • Intel's 3rd socket change in as many years
  • Base Clock is locked
  • Onboard video lacks DirectX 11 support
  • Must have a K series processor to have full overclocking potential