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VIA PT800 Chipset - Single Channel taken to the Max - Benchmarks - PCMark 2002

Over the past 18 months VIA Technology has been hindered by an on-going court case with Intel over Pentium 4 licensing rights. Just recently Intel settled their disagreements with VIA which has allowed both companies to get back to work. This week VIA released their new PT800 single channel, fully licensed, Pentium 4 chipset. Follow Shawn "Toxic" Baker as he tells us all about it and if it can keep pace with Intel's dual channel monsters, Canterwood and Springdale!

| VIA Chipsets in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jul 11, 2003 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: VIA Technology

PCMark2002

 

PCMark2002 is a 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.

 

- CPU

 

 

The CPU portion of PCMark2002 shows the PT800 take the win, again this is a synthetic benchmark but we do see the PT800 getting maximum use out of the processor over the Intel competitors.

 

- Memory

 

 

The I875 flies ahead with its Dual Channel operating in full force with the PT800 being a lot closer to the I865.

 

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