Editors Liked

  • Best integrated graphics performance we've seen from any socketed CPU to date
  • Compatible with most existing Z97 motherboards (after a BIOS update)
  • Moderate 65watt TDP
  • Tops the Core i74790K in some traditionally CPUcentric tests

Editors Didn't Like

  • CPU performance doesn't break new ground overall
  • AMD APUs offer integrated graphics that are good enough for gaming, while costing hundreds less