( 4.8 Average / 5 Ratings )
I know that maybe the majority of gaming PC builders believe a dual-core, even with hyperthreading, doesn't belong in a modern gaming build. That's fine, but this machine runs buttery smooth in everything we've tried-I just can't overstate how slick this CPU is for $64.
Pretty beefy entry level CPU. Beats my ancient i3 2100 by miles. I'm surprised a $65 chip can pack a punch for a budget. Allows me to play even most modern games like Battlefield 1 on high settings easily @ 60+ fps, 1080p with no stuttering.
Great score and value for CPU that is 60 bucks! Still beats any processor for that price. Minus one star for no overclocking though. Intel likes to hold onto that multiplier for some reason. Probably worried it would invade other CPU's in their lineup of price per performance.
Picked this, the power supply and case up for $60 total. Which is why I labeled this as $40 dollars and split the price difference between them all.
Amazing CPU for the price! I was hesitant at first but seeing how well it performs with a good GPU has changed my mind completely about the HT Pentiums.