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Intel Core 2 Duo E8500


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The Core 2 Duo E8400 is a 3.16GHz 45-nanometer dual-core Wolfdale CPU with x9.5 CPU multiplier and memory divider rating of 4. It supports the LGA775 (Socket T) form factor, and the Intel X38 chipset. It features a 1333MHz system bus, 64KB L1 cache and 6MB L2 advance transfer cache. Also features Execute Disable Bit security, and SSE3 SIMD extensions. Its Intel EM64T Extensions allows for 64-bit computing.


Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Reviews Rating: 90 out of 100 based on 1 rating.

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Neoseeker  --- Mar 05 '08
Hardcoreware  --- Sep 11 '08
Hot Hardware  --- Feb 29 '08  --- Feb 26 '08
MadShrimps  --- Feb 11 '08  --- Mar 21 '08
Overclockers Club  --- Mar 02 '08
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Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Roundups and Shootouts

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Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Review iXBT Hardware -- Jul 23 '08
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Review Overclocker's Australia -- Mar 16 '08

Hardcoreware on Sep 11 '08

"There is no question - the Core 2 Duo E8xxx and E7xxx based on the Wolfdale core is easily the best choice for those looking to build a new dual-core system."

Read full review on Feb 26 '08

"The Intel Core 2 Duo processor series got a nice boost in performance and enjoys lower power consumption numbers thanks to the move to a 45nm process and other improvements made to the core. The..."

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MadShrimps on Feb 12 '08

"In the end, I believe this CPU recommended for high-end systems. For the best dual-core setup, you cannot find better than this processor, for the best price/performance dual-core setup, you should..."

Read full review on Mar 24 '08

"The E8500 is the fastest Core 2 Duo solution on the market with the clock speed set at 3.16GHz, fully 266MHz higher than the next fastest E series CPU. For a MSRP on the Intel CPU price list of..."

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Neoseeker on Mar 06 '08

"We should enjoy the 35%-50% overclocks that we can currently achieve with reasonably priced parts while we can - the E8500 may well be one of the last easily significantly overclockable mid range..."

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