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The Intel Core 2 Duo E8300 is one of Intel's next generation of dual core processor that is more energy efficient yet powerful.

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Pros

can handle most games at reasonable quality settings

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quick and easy installation in most laptops

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excellent quality control, can count on every new unit being in perfect working order

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runs fast, enables responsive and quick operation

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good price for a processor this fast, affordable for anyone

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doesn't generate much heat under normal operation

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a little out-of-date, lower wattage processors with just as much processing power are available on the market now

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The Intel Core 2 Duo E8300 is one of Intel's next generation of dual core processor that is more energy efficient yet powerful. The E8300 codenamed "Wolfdale", features 6 MB of L2 cache, a core clock speed of 2.83 GHz, and a front side bus of 1333 MHz. The CPU is manufactured on a 45nm die and contains 2 processor cores. Designed to be more efficient than Intel's previous generation of dual-cores, it has a Thermal Design Power of 65W. For the full report, refer to Intel Core 2 Duo.

Features
  • Core Clock Speed: 2.83GHz
  • L2-cache: 6144KB
  • Front Side Bus: 1333MHz
  • Thermal Design Power: 65W
  • Socket: LGA 775
  • Release Date: April 20, 2008
  • Price: $163
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