The Tech Report has a pretty interesting article looking at CPUs from the last few years and is worth a quick look.
It is pretty funny looking at how the super clocked Pentium 4 running at 3.8 is still so weak compared to even the cheap i3 cpu that was recently released.

I'm also a bit sad that my q6600 is kind of low on the list in the benchmarks as well :row__687:, but it is over 2 years old now.

Core i3 takes on Athlon II ...and everything else, including a Pentium 4