why the cold votes, and no post to say why? if and when you find it cheaper then give the cold votes
on ebuyer £166.95
The new Penryn-based Dual-core cpu's have finally arrived! An evolution on from the Conroe-based cpu's these 'Wolfdale' cores have core improvements along with a 45nm process shrink which will surely help these to become overclocking monsters with reports of the e8500's hitting over 4Ghz!!
Based on revolutionary Intel® Core? microarchitecture, the breakthrough Intel® Core?2 Duo processor family is designed to provide powerful energy-efficient performance so you can do more at once without slowing down. With 45nm Intel® Core?2 Duo processors, you'll experience revolutionary performance, unbelievable system responsiveness, and energy-efficiency second to none. And, you won't have to slow down for virus scan, multiple compute intensive programs, or home video editing?these desktop processors include Intel® HD Boost and are up to 70 percent faster when processing high-definition memories with your HD video camera.
- 3.16 GHz Clock Speed
- E8500 Wolfdale Core
- 6MB L2 Cache (Total)
- Dual Core
- Enhanced Intel Speedstep® Technology
- Intel® EM64T
- Intel® Virtualization Technology
- Enhanced Halt State (C1E)
- Execute Disable Bit
- Intel® Thermal Monitor 2