Reviewers Liked

  • Very fast clocked budget Quad Core
  • Reasonably priced
  • Lots of computing power in multithreaded applications
  • Compatibility with older chipsets
  • Low operating temperatures
  • Power consumption improvements over C2 revision Athlon II X4
  • AM2/AM3 Compatible
  • DDR3 support
  • Efficient 45nm process
  • Virtualization Support

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Lack of L3 cache is noticeable in some cases
  • Oscillating performance, depending on application
  • Gaming performance