Avantages: Great Chip running great untill...See cons
Contre: Tried to use Turbo boost to get 3.7ghz and crashes even at 1.25v i cant even overclock it to 3.5 at that voltage with out the blue screen. I dont think i should have to put more then 1.25v to get 3.5-3.7ghz Guess its a bad chip?
Avantages: It can handle anything while staying cool(with proper cooling systems) Games it can run at max (With V-Sync) -Battlefield 3 -Arma 2 -GTAV -Planetside 2 -TF2 -Metro 2033 -Mafia II -Just cause 2 -All the assassin's creed games -Tribes:Ascend -Dead Space 2 -Deus Ex HR -Fallout The only game(s) it ca...
Sommaire: Get the Intel cpu replacement insurance. Then go nuts with this thing without the worry of having to buy another CPU. It will handle 1.52 volts if you keep temps low. Been folding at 5 ghz 1.52v for 6 months now without skipping a beat. Quit reading and just buy it already!
Avantages: This CPU is amazing. OCed to 5ghz with a hyper 212+ and never gets above 73C at full load. This thing will blow your mind with its speed. If you don't OC it the stock cooler works perfectly fine with it. Even a mild OC and it will do fine with the stock cooler.
Contre: The thermal paste that comes on the stock cooler is decent but I recommend you get a good paste like MX2 or artic silver. It will make your temps good and low. Also the pins on the stock cooler kind of suck bad as they can pop up and look secured and give you high temps on the CPU. BE CAREFUL whe...
Avantages: -Fast. Fast fast fast fast ffffast. -There has been nothing this baby can't handle. Run contemporary games at max settings, multitasked many high usage applications, everything you can think of... -Quiet