Not necessarily. The XP2200 is still a bit faster in most apps IIRC.
According to <A HREF="http://www.tomshardware.com/cpu/02q2/020610/index.html" target="_new">this</A> they're pretty much neck and neck. The Athlon XP wins a few and the P4 wins a few.
For gaming, the P4 will probably be faster. For 3D animation, the Athlon XP will, unless you're using lightwave.
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