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Default Intel Core i3-540 Review Comment Thread

When Intel's Clarkdale processors were first released, they opened up the 1156 platform to a whole new market of budget conscious buyers. A low-cost, 32nm processor like the i3 540 may not be immediately interesting to the vast majority of enthusiasts but considering this efficient chip sports four threads and a core speed slightly above 3Ghz, it could be perfect for many consumers. In this review we take a closer look at the 540 to see how well it fits into Intel's current lineup.

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