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Intel Core i3-4170 3M Haswell Dual-Core 3.7 GHz LGA 1150 54W BX80646I34170 Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4400
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Pros: Just built a system for a friend with this CPU, a GIGABYTE GA-B85M-DS3H-A LGA 1150 Micro-ATX motherboard and 8GB of Corsair Vengeance DDR-3 1600 RAM. I am very impressed with it to say the least. In 20+ years of building systems I have never seen such bang for the buck.

Not experiencing any of the heat issues commented on by other reviewers. Temps range from 33 degrees C to 55 under normal loads. (For what it is worth to the other reviewers, Prime 95 is not normal loads.) But I did use a stock copper based heat sink and fan I had in my parts bin. The on-board graphics runs circles around most discrete budget cards I have used and even some mid-range cards.

If you are looking for a decent buy in a budget CPU then you cannot go wrong with this one.

Cons: None

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GIGABYTE GA-B85M-DS3H-A LGA 1150 Intel B85 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
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5 out of 5 eggs Great board at a bargain price 12/11/2015

This review is from: GIGABYTE GA-B85M-DS3H-A LGA 1150 Intel B85 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: I bought one of these with an i3-4170, and 8GB of Corsair Vengeance DDR-3 1600 RAM to build a new desktop for a friend. Her computing needs are minimal, Office, web browsing, and some basic photo editing. I have no doubt this system will serve her well for several years. One thing that has impressed me is the number of adjustable settings in the BIOS. I would not hesitate to buy another and pick up a K type i5 or even i7 processor to replace my aging Sandy Bridge i7-2700K.

Maybe time will change my opinion but as of now this board is a winner for me. If you are in the market for a budget system you can't go wrong using this board.

Cons: None

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MSI G31TM-P21 LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
  • neweggOwned For: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Stick running strong after all these years 12/05/2015

This review is from: MSI G31TM-P21 LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: Bought this motherboard back in 2012 after my previous Asus board died. Still running strong after all of these years. I use it as a test system for various hardware upgrades as well as a backup system for any unexpected failures. My only complaint is the 4GB DDR2 memory sticks for Intel platforms are way too expensive to take advantage of the 8 GB memory limit. But that isn't enough to take away any stars.

Cons: 8 GB memory is overpriced. for DDR2

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Display Name: Robert S.

Date Joined: 09/03/06

  • Reviews: 24
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  • First Review: 03/20/10
  • Last Review: 12/11/15
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