Due on the 1st Quarter of 2008 comes a revolution that shall change computers as we know it . So far the Intel Core 2 Duo has been a great success to Intel; defeating AMD and brining them to their knees (even though I personally use the Athlon 64). So, now Intel has finally come out with the trick that has been up their sleeve; it's name is the Intel Penryn, and it's a Dual-Core/Quad-Core CPU running on the upcoming 45nm Core Processing, also now running past 3.0GHz in labs ! Each die also contains up to 6mb L2 Cache :grinthumb ! Here is a quote on performance on a Blog @ Intel's Official site (link): All of this makes you wonder whether AMD is still going to be able to run on the market; although they have something up their sleeves too; due later this year .