Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz
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Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz Review
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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3 GHz
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Shimo28
04:33 Oct-12-2014
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If only I had a good GPU with this thing…

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snoopy
20:28 Sep-03-2014
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179 $ for this CPU ? lel

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noob622
09:05 Sep-15-2014
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It was pretty good when it released. Nowadays it's around -60, which isn't bad.

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ilikethetruth
13:14 Aug-04-2014
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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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arslan2000
17:34 Jul-04-2014
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NIce CPU though I would recommend the fx-6350 because it is suited for future gaming

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Endermansneaks
10:03 Apr-19-2014
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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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mcf2411
21:41 Apr-11-2014
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hi can u recommend a gpu that fits me ive got this e8400 up on 3,6 ghz
thanks

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Bentosan
19:18 Jun-05-2014
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If you are still searching, the nvidia gtx 660 runs smoothly with it. Got a few benchmarks, so you can decide on your own.
Even if you upgrade mobo and stuff later on, you can still use the gc for a while.

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jcecil98
04:40 Aug-17-2014
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AMD hd 6670

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finster56
21:42 Feb-06-2014
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Ok, so I found a referbished pc with this cpu and 4gb ddr3 ram, and it was $230, (sadly I can't give a link 'cause i'm on my vita) do you think it's worth it?

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finster56
21:43 Feb-06-2014
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Also what would be a good gpu to go with it?

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tonibendoni
03:45 Feb-16-2014
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AMD Radeon HD 7770 1GB GDDR5 or maybe the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 if it is around the same price.

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finster56
08:38 Feb-21-2014
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Thanks!

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tonibendoni
14:26 Feb-21-2014
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if the referbished pc doesn't have an auxiliary power input the NVIDIA GTX 750 is a good alternative since it draws all that it needs from a 16-lane PCIe slot

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riba1990
17:06 Jan-11-2014
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can this procesor go with gtx260 gainward golden sample?

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PhenoO
11:15 Jan-20-2014
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this gpu can easily go with an hd 6870 or better
so yes

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wolcan93
11:22 Jan-20-2014

This cpu is too weak for a gpu like that, but yeah, you should be fine with the gtx 260.

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PhenoO
13:33 Jan-20-2014
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what crack are you on ? haha
he can easily use an gtx 460

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wolcan93
13:35 Jan-20-2014

Your rig is also heavily bottlenecked, especially in cpu demanding games. Yeah, of course he can use a gtx 460 with this cpu but the performance of the gpu will be limited.

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riba1990
11:31 Jan-21-2014
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i try to put a dual core e2160 and 260gtx and i get huge bottleneck. can't even start bf3 :D but with athlon 760 i get good preformanse in bf3 max sett and bf4 high sett

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Avijith
15:42 Nov-18-2013
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Really worth it processor for mid-gaming!!!

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ipyagdj
19:16 Nov-18-2013
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that's right! i can run battlefield 4 in medium settings =)

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Avijith
13:03 Nov-19-2013
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yep!! pretty good!!

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daniel19953010
00:34 Jul-22-2013
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this processor botleneck my gpu? or a e8400 quadcore for 40dlls is best?

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