"Processors like Core i3-2100 are in their right places in terms of both
price and performance. In due time, we liked the Core i3-500 lineup very
much. Now we like the Core i3-2000 one even more. We wish was bigger,
however. But the noticeable price gap between Core i3-2120 and Core i3-2300
gives us hope that it may be expanded. Let's hope those new solutions will
be as good."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips