Pros: Easy and stable to overclock, Very responsive and fast
Cons: potential board compatibility issues
That said, this processor is amazing for the price. Overclocked to 4Ghz stable at 1.38v and scored 5100 on Passmark. By comparison, the identically priced i3-2100 scores 3864 and can't be overclocked.
Running all my games (including Skyrim and SWTOR) while multitasking without a hitch. Using a Radeon HD 6850 and I'm quite sure I could pair a much stronger video card before my Zosma becomes a bottleneck. Encodes short, high definition videos in seconds. I could not ask for better performance from a $125 price tag (I got mine on sale $10 off, would still buy it at $150).
Also has the potential to be unlocked into a 6 or 5 core if your motherboard supports that. In my case I could not unlock. Not sure if it's the board or my 960T just can't do it. So far looks like less than half of the 960Ts can unlock safely. Don't buy this CPU expecting a x6; view it as possibly an added bonus.