£148.95 Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 Stepping (2.4GHz 1066MHz) Socket 775 L2 8MB Cache Retail

The Intel Core 2 Quad processor is the latest in cutting edge processor technology for the desktop PC. This model is almost guaranteed to overclock to at least 3GHz.

Based on the Intel Core microarchitecture, the Intel Core 2 Quad processor delivers four complete execution cores within a single processor, delivering unprecedented performance and responsiveness in multi-threaded and multi-tasking business and home use environments.

The Intel Core 2 Quad processor is at the center of today's most interactive and content rich software experiences. The evolving set of threaded multi-media applications, including digital content creation, will shine as users are able to complete tasks faster.

Game play can achieve even greater visualization and realism as tasks such as artificial intelligence (AI), physics, and rendering can be distributed across each of the four complete execution cores and run in parallel.

This model is a Q6600 G0 stepping using a 65nm manufacturing process and running at 2.4GHz. It has 8MB L2 cache and comes not only with its own fan but also a 3 year warranty. The Processor is available for sale at Ebuyer for only £148.95.