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A - The Influence Of The Front Side Bus

CPU Performance Overview Q1/1999
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Intel wants to make us believe that 100 MHz FSB is significantly superior to 66 MHz FSB to justify the higher price of Pentium II over Celeron. With normal software I couldn't find much though.

The Celeron 400/66 is about 3.7% slower than the Pentium II 400 in Winstone 99, in Quake 2 it's about the same and in 3D StudioMax the Celeron is even a bit faster than Pentium II, due to its faster L2-cache.

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