legionhardware.com: The last Intel vs. AMD comparison was made back in July of 2006 when the Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 was released. Since then it has seemed somewhat pointless to pitch the aging AMD Athlon64 processors against the Core 2 Duo lineup. While the AMD dual-core processors are still very impressive and are the one and only reason that we have these Core 2 Duo processors, AMD needed to slash prices by more than 50% if they wished to remain competitive.
techgage.com: Need to upgrade or build a brand-new PC, but are on a very limited budget? If you don't mind making some small sacrifices, Intel's Wolfdale-based Pentium Dual-Core E5200 is worthy of serious consideration. Despite retailing for only $80, it offers solid performance and some incredible overclocking headroom.
legitreviews.com: Our quick look at the Intel Xeon 5500 series was a very impressive one. The Intel Xeon X5570 that we looked at today operates at 2.93GHz during normal operation, but when Turbo Boost Technology is enabled the operating frequencies increased up to 3.33GHz.
/proc/cpuinfo output for one Intel Core i5 M 520 core.