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Pros: Runs BF4 on Ultra on a 27" 1440p monitor at well over 100 fps. Temps are good. Fans are quiet. Game play is smooth as silk.
Cons: I now want a 27" 1440p IPS monitor than runs at 144hz and higher.
Other Thoughts: Literally twice as powerful as my 3 year old GTX 780 SC 3GB that I paid $660.00 for. I always buy the EVGA SC edition.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: As fast as advertised. Meets or exceeds advertised benchmarks. Small as a stick of gum. It is a must have if you are like me...I just had to have one because it is future tech now at a reasonable price.
Cons: No perceived difference between this and my 850 EVO. None.
Other Thoughts: This would be perfect for a Z170 mini-ITX build. It will mount on back of my Asrock MB in the near future. The EVGA Hadron is a nice case but is a little tight. One of these mounted on the MB would eliminate the SATA and power cable management issues. The HD cage could even be removed and discarded for better airflow and more room.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Intel Core i3-6100 3M 3.7 GHz LGA 1151 BX80662I36100 Desktop Processor
Pros: Easy overclock to 4.45Ghz using an Z170 ASRock ITX/AC MB and G-skill 3200 DDR4. This CPU can handle any game. Runs 50-60% on BF4 with GTX 960 running at 99%. Zero stutter. TDP of 65W means it runs cool. Buy this now!!!
Other Thoughts: Built a mini-ITX LAN party rig using this CPU and a GTX 960 in an EVGA Hadron case. Absolutely love it. This CPU OC'ed to 4.45Ghz will kill any AMD in gaming. Perfect place holder for a couple of years if you want to get an i5 or i7 down the road. My main rig is a 4790k at 4.4ghz with a GTX 780. The i3-6100 feels quicker and games just as well. Time to pair the GTX 780 with this i3 to see if it is possible to bottleneck it.
Had an i3-4130 and it stuttered often in BF4. Also had a G3258 that was fun to OC but could not handle much of a video card. The i3-6100 is the one I have been waiting for. 2 cores + Hyperthreading with fast DDR4