Re: i7 920 or Quad Q9550 Yorkfield 2.83GHz
The i7 platform is going to cost a lot more, but Q9550 is going to be nipping at it's heels in gaming, <- notice the italic. The i7 will be a lot faster in other multi threaded apps but not a lot in gaming.
You might want to check out the new Phenom II 940 as well.
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE @ 4.0GHz + TU120E lapped - MSI 770-CD45 AM3 - 2x2GB OCZ DDR3 1333MHz - Sapphire HD 4870 - Samsung Spinpoint 500GB 7200RPM 16MB cache HDD - Tagan TG600-BZ Piperock - (Currently open test bed) - Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit.