... and my most likely next chip if things don't drastically change in the next year.

From here: http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...oc.aspx?i=2903

Shipped as a 1.8Ghz 2Mb L2 Core 2, this chip overclocked to nearly 3.4Ghz!

At those speeds it tops the scale in performance on most benchmarks .... and in my favorite application video encoding it simply dominates everything.

I have been mulling over a new system for 2007. This could be it.