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Pros: I needed a replacement processor for one that died recently and this was a great catch! The processor loads programs amazingly fast, and the stock fan is super quiet. I don't OC and needed a system for general gaming and streaming, and it works perfectly.
Cons: None I can see. Everything installed easily and the unit has run with average weekday use (4-6 hours gaming/streaming) no problem.
Other Thoughts: I am running my system with an Nvidia 650 It Black Edition so I don't know anything about the integrated GPU, however it's nice to know I have a backup.
I am running this with a 1TB 7200RPM HDD, 8 GB DDR3 RAM, and a Blu-Ray Drive... so it's a minimalist system. I have been able to run games like World of Warcraft, Skyrim, Rift, and Guild Wars 2 between high and ultra settings with no problems, my FPS would range between 42-58 FPS average.
Pros: I recently had my prior system board die on me, and needed something cost-effective. This was perfect! for being a micro-atx board and cheaper cost, this was perfect. It was pretty easy to set up, the BIOS is easy to maneuver around for the initial setup, and once it was running, there were no errors or flaws I could see.
Cons: My only con I'd advise of would be if you have a larger video card, get SATA connectors that have a side-andle plugin. I have a GTX-560Ti Black Edition that goes well over the SATA ports, so it's a tight fit, but it can be done, however having SATA cables with the side-angle plugins work beautifully once I got a couple.
Other Thoughts: I didn't need much for my computer, as I just have a single TB HDD, a video card, optical B/R drive, and 8 GB of memory, this was a nice setup. I don't do much more basic stuff than some Netflix watching, Web Browsing, some novice/intermediate Photoshop work, and plays games like WoW/Rift/Skyrim, so this met my needs perfectly.READ FULL REVIEW