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Intel Core 2 Duo Retail Boxed E7200 Processor - 2.53GHz, 3MB Cache, 1066MHz FSB, 45nm Wolfdale Reviews

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Simple, fast, durable, overclockable

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Pros: Cheap, easy to overclock

Cons: Heats up fast, unstable at high frequencies.

The Intel Core 2 Duo E7200, it's rather old by now, but it's still a good processor. It obviously doesn't boast "extreme" performance, but Intel's budget Dual-Cores are still worth the while. The E7200 has a 65W TDP, 3MBs of L2 Cache and boasts 2.53 GHz. This is not very impressive, nor fast, but hang on a minute. Let's go to overclocking. Without raising the volts, it was possible to get my E7200 to an impressive 3.24 GHz http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1934092 Raising the volts a little bit (to 1.3V), I managed to increase the frequency to 3.4GHz. (Unfortunately, I don't have proof of this one anymore, as it was lost on my old desktop) Anything higher than 3.4 would be...
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