P55-T36 now announced.....

http://www.clunk.org.uk/news-stories...-imminent.html

While most won't need the oooommmmph, there's a lot to be said for underclocking but using the 8 threads.

I've used a I7 920 to transcode 5 High Definition streams simultaneously from 1080i to 720p, and it did it at about 20fps per stream. The I7 chips are great at proper multi threading.