Yesterday Tweaknews posted an article on the Prescott 3.4E that you may have missed. Check out how the benchmarks work out and the kind of heat this cpu brings to the game.
“It’s honestly a tough call on the new Prescott core and Intel’s new flagship CPU. On one hand you have just a couple core revisions for improved speed scaling and performance improvements when the 1MB L2 cache and the new SSE3 instruction set is used, but there are some definite drawbacks that have to be addressed in order for this CPU to become a popular and safe desktop CPU for the enthusiast or the everyday consumer.