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Survival of the Fittest - Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz vs. AMD Athlon XP 3200+ - Benchmarks - Synthetic 3D and PC

Later on today Intel will release its newest and fastest desktop processor yet - the Pentium 4 at 3.2GHz on an 800MHz quad-pumped FSB. It is a 200MHz jump over their previous processor and 1GHz faster than AMD's fastest desktop processor. Today Cameron "Sov" Johnson gives us the dirt on Intel's fastest processor and puts it head to head with AMD's Athlon XP 3200+ for the survival of the fittest under our intense benchmarking suite.

| AMD CPUs & APUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jun 22, 2003 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: Intel

Synthetic 3D and PC

 

3DMark03

 

3DMark03 is the latest instalment in the popular 3DMark series. By combining DirectX 9 support with completely new graphics (including the GeForce FX and ATI Radeon 9800), it continues to provide benchmark results that empower you to make informed hardware assessments

 

 

3DMark03 shows that the gaming performance of the Pentium 4 3.2GHz is much more advanced than the AMD Athlon XP 3200+.

 

PCMark2002 Pro

 

PCMark2002 is a completely new, multipurpose benchmark, suited for benchmarking all kinds of PCs, from laptops to workstations, as well as across multiple Windows operating systems. This easy-to-use benchmark makes professional strength benchmarking software available even to novice users. PCMark2002 consists of a series of tests that represent common tasks in home and office programs. PCMark2002 also covers many additional areas outside the scope of other MadOnion.com benchmarks

 

 

PCMark2002 also shows that the Intel Pentium 4 is able to gain the upper hand over AMD's latest Athlon XP CPU.

 

Vulpine GLMark 1.1p

 

Vulpine GL mark is a Windows based OpenGL API designed to stress the OpenGL systems of a 3D Accelerator. Patch 1.1p adds in support for ATI Radeon 9800's fast 256bit memory interface optimisations and early support for the nVidia Geforce FX.

 

 

Vulpine relies more on the 3D system rather than CPU and memory. Vulpine shows the Pentium 4 3.2GHz and the Athlon XP 3200+ on even turf.

 

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