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Intel Pentium 4 "Northwood" CPU Review - Intel Pentium 4 2.2GHz - Page 5

With all the buzz going around about the new Northwood Pentium 4 processors, Intel seems to be on the verge of a large push to regain market share. But is all the hype really true? Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he digs into the newest processor to wear the Intel moniker; namely the Intel Pentium 4 2.2GHz Northwood.

By: | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jan 28, 2002 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: Intel Corporation



While Intel did provide us with an i845 DDR SDRAM motherboard, we were less than impressed with the poor DDR SDRAM performance of the i845D. Due to this, we decided to use Epox's 4T2A3 RDRAM i850 board for our Pentium 4 comparisons.


Pentium 4 Northwood Test System


Processor1:Intel Pentium 4A 2.0GHz


Processor2:Intel Pentium 4A 2.2GHz


Memory:256MB PC800 Kingston RDRAM (4x64MB)


Motherboard:Epox 4T2A3 i850 RDRAM


Video Card:Leadtek Winfast GeForce3 Ti500


Hard Disk:Seagate Barracuda ATA-III UDMA 100 7200RPM


Drivers:nVidia DetXP v23.11, VIA 4in1 4.37, Intel IAA


Software Used:SiSoft Sandra 2002, 3dMark2000, 3dMark2001, Quake III Arena, Star Trek Armada, Star Trek Armada II, Star Trek Voyager Elite Force


Results - SiSoft Sandra 2002 CPU Benchmark



Results - SiSoft Sandra 2002 Multimedia Benchmark



Results - SiSoft Sandra 2002 Memory Benchmark



Results - 3dMark2000 1024x768



Results - 3dMark2001 1024x768



Results - Quake III Arena 1024x768 32-bit Color



Results - Star Trek Armada 1024x768 16-bit Color



Results - Star Trek Voyager Elite Force 1024x768 32-bit Color



Results - Star Trek Armada II 1024x768 32-bit Color



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