Originally Posted by [Ion]
Well I'd say clock-for-clock they'd be slower...clock-for-clock my X4 955 is clearly faster. With a 600mhz disadvantage (18%), it gets within 10% of the PPD, and from what I've read the Yorkfield Core 2 Quads are faster still (My X4 955 @ 3.4 is about as fast as a Q9550 @ 2.9). But considering the clocks they reach, I'm very impressed
Aww good to know, you can't push the i3 530 much higher than 4ghz safely either.. The memory controller just needs too much voltage to be safe from everything I read.