Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz
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Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz is a middle-class Processor based on the 45nm Core micro-architecture.


It offers 2 Physical Cores (2 Logical), clocked at 3.0GHz and 6MB of L2 Cache.
Among its many features, Virtualization is activated.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 65W.


It offers average performance. It will therefore become a bottleneck in today's demanding games.


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Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz Performance Specification
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3 GHz
2 cores
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Wolfdale
65W
45nm
LGA 775/ Socket T
64 Bit
72°C
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RamdaN2478's Test Rig
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is GD rating only applicable when its released? or its really the performance of the CPU


cause my i5 4200u 1.6ghz is also 6 star with the GD rating :/

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theterminator405's Rig
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Best £4 CPU ever! :D Completely wrecks my old celeron e3300

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can i play fifa 16 with this cpu and gtx 750???

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For Gtx750 This Cpu bottleneck…

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With this cpu you can run this game

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yes on the lowest settings :)

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GuilhermeG's Rig
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what's the maxium gpu it can handle?

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noob622's Rig
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Anything higher than a 260X or a 750 and you're looking at serious bottleneck.

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I'm not planing to upgrade my video card ^^ I just would like to know. But thanks!

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Did I do a good deal? I paid for this processor about $25 (R$70), is it expensive or cheap?

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Not a bad deal at all. I purchased it for -$60 last year so $25 is a pretty good deal, considering the new Pentium series.

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Yeah, I needed something better than my old Celeron. Thanks! I'm gonna buy an i5 soon.

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I got it for 12$ xD

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If only I had a good GPU with this thing…

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accidentally upvoted your post XD sry

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179 $ for this CPU ? lel

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It was pretty good when it released. Nowadays it's around -60, which isn't bad.

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I paid about $25 on mine. :)

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Great price :D

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great CPU, this is better than the cpus from 2013-2014, beast CPU. I bought it with just 36 pounds. And it's better than a cpu which costs 60 pounds.

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NIce CPU though I would recommend the fx-6350 because it is suited for future gaming

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should but this with two titan Z's in SLI I think that's the best GPU match lol haha nah this is probably best with a AMD 7000 series GPU 7870 Max. on team green any 500/600 series will do except the 690. :P

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