We're working on obtaining these new Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme processors released today for testing at Phoronix under Linux and Solaris. The Intel Extreme X7800 press release can be read here. You can read recent processor reviews at Phoronix and discuss these new solutions in the Phoronix Forums.
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