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Platform Configuration

Kryotech's SuperG 1 GHz
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Hardware
Intel Pentium III EB 600, 667 and 733 MHz
Motherboard (i820) Intel VC820 (i820, preliminary)
Memory 128 MB 800 MHz RDRAM (64x2)
Network Netgear FA310TX
AMD Athlon 600, 650, 700, 800, 900 and 1000 MHz
Motherboard Microstar MS-6167
Memory 128 MB Viking PC100 CAS2
Network Netgear FA310TX
Driver Information
NVIDIA GeForce 256 4.12.01.0353
120 MHz Core, 300 MHz DDR-RAM 32 MB
NVIDIA TNT2 Ultra 4.12.01.0353
Intel VC820 NT & 98 Ultra ATA BM driver v5.00.012C
Environment Settings
OS Versions Windows 98 SE 4.10.2222 A
Windows NT 4.0 w/Service Pack 5
Note: Athlon was tested using NT Kernel that enables Write-Combining.

TNT2 Ultra was used for all Business Application tests
GeForce 256 was used for all Game Application tests

DirectX Version 7.0
Quake 3 Arena V1.08
command line = +set cd_nocd 1 +set s_initsound 0
DMZG Demo Version Command line = -bench -tl on
Descent III Retail Version

Here is a brief note on the Athlon cache speed. The tests were run at 1/3 cache speed as we did with the Kryotech 900 unit. The released Kryotech SuperG will be using a 1/2.5 divisor (we'll have updated performance numbers soon). Anyone who currently owns a 900 MHz Kryotech with 1/3 cache speed can send in their units to have it upgraded to the faster cache settings free of charge. Kryotech says that the performance of the cache going from 1/3 to 1/2.5 gains around 4% performance. We'll test this ourselves as soon as the testing is done.

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