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Intel Core i5-2320 Sandy Bridge Quad-Core 3.0GHz (3.3GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W BX80623I52320 Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000

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  • 32nm Sandy Bridge 95W
  • 6MB L3 Cache
  • 4 x 256KB L2 Cache
  • Intel HD Graphics 2000

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Intel’s most popular family member adapts and looks better than ever. The 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processor delivers even more performance automatically when you need it and now a better visual PC experience built-in. With Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, the 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processor increases your PC’s speed automatically for your demanding applications. It also includes built-in graphics and a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware required. That’s visibly smart performance with a boost.

  • newegg Fully Integrated Microarchitecture on 32nm Process The Intel microarchitecture codename Sandy Bridge is an incredible leap in processor integration and manufacturing introduced in the 2nd generation Intel Core processor family. Manufactured entirely on Intel 32nm process technology, Sandy Bridge unifies processor cores, memory controller, last-level cache (LLC), and graphics and media processing. Such tight integration enables a host of performance and efficiency improvements, including fast access by cores and graphics to shared data in the last-level cache which accelerate graphics processing, fewer buses over which data and signaling must travel for faster processing, and more memory bandwidth for the cores to boost system performance.
  • newegg Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 More intelligent, energy-efficient, and dynamic than previous generation, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 gives you accelerating performance when you need it. It delivers an even greater automatic speed increase by allowing processor and graphics cores to run faster than the base operating frequency for demanding applications if the processor is operating below power, current, and temperature specification limits.
  • newegg Intel Smart Cache Intel Smart Cache Technology dynamically allocates the shared cache to each processor core based on workload. This efficient, multi-core-optimized implementation increases the probability that each core can access data from faster, more efficient cache subsystem resulting in significantly reduced latency for frequently used data and improved performance.
  • newegg Integrated DDR3 Memory Controller Integrated memory controller enables two channels of DDR3 1066/1333 MHz memory, resulting in up to 21 GB/sec memory bandwidth. Plus the memory controller's lower latency and higher memory bandwidth delivers amazing performance for data-intensive applications.
  • newegg Built-in Visuals (with H/Z68 Chipset) The 2nd generation Intel Core i processors integrate a suite of technologies built right into the processor that deliver stunning visual experiences. Intel Quick Sync Video is breakthrough hardware acceleration that makes fast work of creating, editing, synchronizing, and sharing your videos at home and on the internet. Built-in Intel HD Graphics enables superior mainstream gaming and 3D experiences – without the need for a discrete graphics card. Enjoy stunning visual quality and color fidelity for spectacular HD playback and immersive web browsing with Intel Clear Video HD Technology, plus the ultimate 3D visual experiences seamlessly from your PC with Intel InTru 3D Technology.
  • newegg Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Increasing manageability, security, and flexibility in IT environments, virtualization technologies like hardware-assisted Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) combined with software-based virtualization solutions provide maximum system utilization by consolidating multiple environments into a single server or PC. By abstracting the software away from the underlying hardware, a world of new usage models opens up that reduce costs, increase management efficiency, strengthen security, while making your computing infrastructure more resilient in the event of a disaster.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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Ownership: more than 1 year
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5/ 5
7 Year old processor that still rivals modern tasks

Pros: - Powerhouse of my system that lasted almost 7 years with no faults
- Still handles modern (2018) tasks with no problem.

Cons: - It's getting old, you're not gonna buy it, cause you probably can't. This is not a con, it's just the way it is.

Other Thoughts: Gotta give it to Intel for making quality products that never fail.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
5/ 5
Everlasting.....

Pros: I am one of those techs that leaves their system run 24/7, seriously my computer is never turned off unless it is a bad storm outside and power gets knocked out for hours sometimes days. So this CPU has been running for 3 + years now.

I do web dev, print, and animations - this thing has never failed me and I live by Intel!

Cons: nothing to say about this bad, just read the pro section and you're good.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
5/ 5
Still an amazing chip

Pros: Have had this chip for a couple years. Upgraded my system to a SSD. Still handles everything I throw at it with ease.

Cons: None.

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Ownership: less than 1 day
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Amazing Well worth the money!

Pros: Fast! Handles every game I throw at it with problems!
Over all a great CPU for a low price!

Cons: None!

Other Thoughts: Intels heatsinks are somewhat trash but other then that it's perfect.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
5/ 5
A very good CPU

Pros: - Fast for anything
I had no problem with this CPU. I have this CPU since 2 years.

Cons: None but this CPU is a bit outdated

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
5/ 5
solid

Pros: quiet and fast. coupled with gtx 550 ti fermi, i run witcher 2 on high and crysis 2 on extreme without slowdown.

Cons: no complaints so far

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5

Pros: Makes everything much faster

Cons: Absolutely nothing

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5/ 5
Awesome
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