Date Joined: 08/05/07
Pros: Bought for my sons older Dell Dimension 4300 with a 2x/4x slot and a 250PSU...Works perfectly for the games he plays, Also was able to enable Aero in Vista. with it.
Cons: Scores a 2 on Vista if that matters to anyone
Overall Review: Good card for cheap if you have an older system.
Pros: This is a huge improvement over my Geforce 6150 integrated graphics! It can handle Bioshock on high, Crysis on medium, CoD4 on high, NFS Prostreet on high. I'm blown away by the performance compared to my old card. Definately great bang for the buck! Super quiet fan!
Cons: None for me! Well...actually it didn't come with stickers like the box says but no big deal. Someone said that they had alot of trouble getting it to work for them at 1680x1050 resolution. My 22" monitor uses the same native resolution and I had no trouble whatsoever, just plug n play for me.
Overall Review: My system specs... AMD 64 x2 4000+ 2.1Ghz @ 2.8 overclocked, 2GB DDR2-800 PC6400 Kingston RAM, Geforce 8600GT 256MB, Rosewill Case with 400W PSU
Pros: I received this processor along with some other parts for Christmas for a custom build. This is my first dual core and i'm very impressed with the performance for the price. It's paired with a Gigabyte M61P-S3 motherboard. I'm not very knowledgeable about overlocking but I was able to get it up to 3Ghz (2982 Mhz exactly) by cranking FSB to 284 and vcore to 1.35, and this is on stock HSF, mobo temp sensors say it was at 39 Celcius. I don't know if that's good or not for this chip but I took it down to 2.6Ghz until I get a better HSF.
Cons: None whatsoever, you can't go wrong with this for the price and the overclock ability.
Overall Review: Going from factory speed of 2.1 Ghz to a 3.0 Ghz overclock amazes me,that's a 42% overclock! I ran a few Sandra benchmarks and there was a notable difference. My DDR2 800 memory didn't complain either. Memtest showed it was running at 595MHz DDR2 1190. Buy this processor, you won't regret it!!! If you're hardware can take it, it's like getting a 6000+ for like 1/3 the price