Pros: Performs well, have two browsers with many tabs open, an AV scanning, Secunia PSI updating, Windows Updates running, and still doesn't choke!
Cons: That the CPU's run was short. Intel could had gotten 3 more years out of this chip, maybe developed a 4.0GHz on LGA 775!
I have this fantastic CPU in a Dell Optiplex 780 DT edition, and to this date, it's still the 2nd best PC that I have, out of an arsenal of seven.
If I don't run it for a month (rare), I can boot into the desktop fast, running a 128GB Samsung 840 PRO, open a browser as soon as the PC is booted, the AV/AM apps are updating & scans are beginning, Secunia PSI is updating what software it can,... (read more)