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Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz
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10-Aug-2008
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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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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can i play fifa 16 with this cpu and gtx 750???

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For Gtx750 This Cpu bottleneck…

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what's the maxium gpu it can handle?

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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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hi can u recommend a gpu that fits me ive got this e8400 up on 3,6 ghz
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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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AMD hd 6670

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Looks like you're picking between AMD and Nvidia xD

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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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Also what would be a good gpu to go with it?

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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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Thanks!

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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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