Stanford has released the new A3 core out into the wild for testing under -advmethods with new SMP2 WU's to got with it. Announcement by Kasson; http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=13038
They have also redone the points system and developed a new benchmark system to go with it. Posted here; http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=13039
Like the -bigadv WU's you need a passkey and to have completed 10 WU's with an 80% success ratio to qualify for the Bonus.
Reports on other forums are looking good with ppd equal or better than running a VM on quads with a decent OC, as an example a Q9550 @3.8 ~8000ppd...