Today we see the actual performance of the second version of the Core architecture, the shrinkage of the process and a sharp spike in price.  [H]ard|OCP has benchmarked the QX9650 processor, then overclocked it and benchmarked it again.

There is no shortage of news on this new processor, including Ryan’s look, which you must read.  Find it at the top of the page.

“Intel marches forward with another groundbreaking processor. Four cores of 45nm goodness. At this rate, you have to wonder whether or not desktop software and AMD will ever catch up. How good does it overclock? All signs point to, “Wow!””

Here are some more Processor articles from around the web:

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