Wondering how the nMP compares to clock for clock to your MPro? Wait no more... The new four-core Core i7 4820K Ivy Bridge-E processor destined for the entry level nMP along with its six-core cousin, the i7-4960X have hit the street and Guru3D had put the new silicon through its paces: http://www.guru3d.com/articles_categories/processors.html For 5.1 owners, it's great to see that a w3690 / 980x upgrade can keep your tower of power out outperforming the base 4-core $2499 nMPro by 20%+/- with a $500 upgrade. Still need more power? The 6-core i7-4960X equipped $2999 nMP will best the fastest single core MP by 20% in CPU intensive multi threaded apps. Ready for an upgrade or a nMP?