http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/Intel-QX9770-X48-X38-QX9650,review-29749-27.html SO intel have "paper" release a newer processor than Penryn. Key thing to note is this part from the article. So Apple may be skipping the X38 and going X48 with a FSB of 1600? Would be nice and would put them in a January timeframe.. for release. Shame no speed bump now.. Would be nice if they dropped the two bottom options Two 2.0 GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon Two 2.66 GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon [+ £190.00] Two 3.00 GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon [+ £699.99] Two 3.0GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon [+ £1,150.00] And went with the base model being the 3.0 Dual core. and the top model being the 3.0GZ quad. Leaving the new 3.2's as the next higher ends to slot in above. of course a new gpu would be nice as well (come on apple you know you want to..and before christmas!!!