C'mon troll you can do better than that. SYSmark and Photoshop CS4 (Anand) DivX, Xmpeg and x264 (Anand) 3dsmax 9, Cinebench R10 and POV-Ray (Anand) WinRAR and 7-Zip (Anand) Fallout 3, L4D, Crysis Warhead, Batman:AA, Dragons Age:Origins, DoW 2 (Anand) Adobe Lightroom 2 and TMPGEnc Xpress (Techgage) ProShow Gold HD / DVD encode (Techgage) Excel and Sandra CPU computation (Techgage and Neoseeker ) MS Office 2007 Excel Big number crunch and PC Mark Vantage x64(OCC) HD Tune (OCC) SuperPi and wPrime (Hardware Canucks) HyperPi (Tweaktown) Lightwave 3D and AutoGK (Tweaktown) LAME 3.97a MT MP3 Encoder, WIndows Media Encoder x64, VirtualDub, Handbrake and 7-Zip (PCPerspective) Blender -also POV-Ray and Cinebench R10(PCPerspective) Euler3D, MS Image Composite Engine, HyperPi (PCPerspective) Sandra Multi-core efficiency (Techgage) Strange? Not in the least. The comparison is between a 7-10 year old architecture with two cores tacked on being compared with a newer architecture that is steadily and surely distancing itself from the performance of the previous generation(s). BTW: Your "XD only a joke" just sounds like a halfwits rendition of fanboy PR (jk....yeah,right). While the 1055 and 1090 aren't the pinnacle of CPU design, they still offer very good performance and a good upgrade for many, but throwing around ill-advised accusations doesn't help raise AMD's profile in the forum.