<A HREF="http://www.intel.com/home/scenes/news/windowsXP_code.htm" target="_new">This link</A> details specific Windows XP code implemented by Microsoft with Intel's input. This built-in software support takes advantage of the Pentium 4 processor's advanced micro-architecture to guarantee optimum performance.
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Doesn't sound like significant optimizations. Sounds like support for SSE2 apps, SSE2 in DirectX and SSE (not 2) support in Networking.
AMD technology + Intel technology = Intel/AMD Pentathlon IV; the <b>ULTIMATE</b> PC processor
Oddly, the P4 and Athlon both seem to get an equal performance boost going from Win2K to WinXP...
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