For the last five years Intel has completely dominated the CPU market with the Core architecture.
Originally Posted by ReignsOfPower
I have no idea how the I7 965 Extreme managed to get so many more FPS with a higher QPI and barely any frequency increase. When I went from 3.0GHz on my Q9650 to 4.24GHz I barely saw 8fps average extra, let alone as much as that showed.
It is good to see that the extreme versions give you something more than just an unlocked multiplier though. I always considered them a big waste of money.