X-bitlabs test the new E8600...and sees if the new stepping offers any improvements. It's still an ES, mind you...but less likely to be a ringer.. as the big-name O/Cer's are getting.
Originally Posted by X-bit
It is very pleasing to know that Core 2 Duo E8600 will be not the only CPU on E0 processor stepping in the market. Very soon Intel will start shipping the already existing Core 2 Duo E8500 and E8400 processors with the new E0 stepping. We can certainly expect these new processors to be able to reach much higher frequencies during overclocking than they used to before.