Im buying a new CPU,graphics card and mobo this week and i was going to buy an X2, but i have changed my mind after intels rise back to the top with the core 2 duo. I consiidered an extreme 6800 but its very expensive. I have read in several places that the E6300 (the entry level core 2 duo) can be clocked up to the speed of the extreme chips. Is it money well spent or is it worth buying somthing of a higher performance index? I want a chip that i can clock to 3.0GHz at least without water cooling. I am not up to speed with all the latest intel stuff so any help would be great!!!