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Intel Core i5-2300

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Pros

Fan is perfectly adequate for keeping the CPU cool.

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LGA 1155 socket has the most promising upgrade path of Intel's new socket types.

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Good performance for the price.

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On-die graphics offer HD and 3D video support right out of the box.

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Cons

The unlocked 2500k can be bought for only ~$40 more.

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On-die graphics can't compete with AMD's S-series APUs' graphics capabilities.

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Included fan's cheap plastic motherboard pins make it hard to remove.

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