Nordic Hardware just posted a different kind of article on the performance of the just released Intel Core i7. It covers the weekend the they spent at Intel overclocking Core i7 in Intel's own lab. They consumed over 400l of liquid nitrogen and managed to raise the bar in all four of the 3DMark Vantage presets:
"Our faithful readers are most likely aware that we do things a bit different here. While it is very common for every review site to have at least some information on the overclocking potential in their reviews, we try to take things to another level. For the last two years we have visited Intel for world
unique events where we not only get to test Intel’s latest processor and motherboards, but do it in the way we enjoy most: with sub-zero cooling, actually far below zero."