A Lackluster Premiere: ALi Aladdin-P4

3D Rendering: Newtek Lightwave 7b

The Lightwave benchmark tells a completely different story - the ALi Aladdin P4 comes in fourth out of seven, just after the SiS 645 with DDR333.

Office Performance: Sysmark 2001

The ALi chipset's performance isn't too shabby in the Sysmark 2001 - it takes fourth place.

Compiling Linux: Suse Linux 7.3 / Kernel 2.4.13

This just beats all - when it comes to compiling the latest Linux kernel, the ALi Aladdin P4 has to admit defeat, even when ccompared to the Intel 845 with SDRAM.