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Overall Review: Easy installation and rock solid stability offered from Intel in this 11th gen CPU. For a user that is not going to overclock and wants a fast CPU for everyday tasks as well as gaming , as long as paired with a decent B560 motherboard -- then this is the ticket. For my purposes this is a nifty processor that doesn't break the bank. Highly recommend.
Pros: - Pulls double it's TDP with PL unlocked
- Very 'smooth' in games, IE: high single core performance matched with fast memory = yay
Cons: - Could be cheaper
- Need an aftermarket cooler to really use this to its full potential, adding cost to a budget chip
Overall Review: I'm running this in an NZXT H1 with the stock 140MM AIO. Even with that it will jump to mid 60's doing a quick stress test as with PL removed this thing is pulling 125 to almost 150 watts (not complaining as this means it runs at it's max clock indefinitely).
Do your research. If you're only running a 3060 to 3070ti, this will NOT bottleneck your gaming experience, especially if you're running 1440P. If you can get a good sale price on a higher tier chip, fine, otherwise this is great if you're mostly gaming and not doing productivity that heavily relies on CPU.
Pros: great to pair with PCIE-4 NVME motherboard and Corsair MP600
Cons: have not found any issue
Overall Review: a lot faster compare to my old quad core CPU
Pros: Chip is great, Overkill for my application.
Cons: Stock Intel coolers are trash. They never seat properly with the push pin design.
Stock cooler runs at 49-60c Idle and its firmly placed on my Cpu. But is it? Its fairly evident
when i remove the stock cooler that the thermal paste presses over to one side.
Why does Intel make a high tech CPU and pair it with a Stone Age Cooler from the Flintstones ?
Overall Review: 5 stars regardless
Overall Review: Seller was wonderful. Very prompt shipping
Pros: In the title
Overall Review: I'd buy products from them again
Pros: Price per performance is a win on this one.
Cons: Paired nice with a B560M motherboard.
Overall Review: Great upgrade, fun building a new PC from scratch.
Pros: Great part of your on a budget. Honesty I upgraded from 7th Gen i5 and now I noticed my PC is zippy quick. My frame rates sky rocketed with a 1660 super invidia GTX.
Cons: None actually. (Sat here for 10 min and can't think of one)
Overall Review: Perfect service.