"Last week I presented the details of the new 'Penryn' Core 2
processor from Intel. In that article, I reviewed each new feature
of the processor and covered how each feature might affect your
PC's performance. Finally, I finished off the article with
interviews of software developers that discussed how they expect
the new processor to affect their projects. So after all of that,
it's time to actually put the new processors to the test. In this
review, I put Intel's new Core 2 Extreme QX9650 and Core 2 Extreme
QX9770 up against the previous top processor from Intel, the Core 2
Extreme QX6850. We'll see how the new core performs clock-for-clock
against the last generation processor and look at where the
'Penryn' architecture is going. All of this will be evaluated on
Intel's latest chipset, the X38 Express..."
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