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AMD's Athlon 64 Has Arrived: the Athlon 64 FX and Athlon 64 (and Intel's P4 Extreme)

SPECviewperf 7.1

This well-known SPEC benchmark delivers results for workstation applications. The AGP bus (HyperTransport channel with 800 MHz for the Athlon 64) has to work extremely hard. Intel's P4 has nothing to match the Athlon 64 FX-51 in three disciplines. The shortcomings of the Nvidia NForce-3 chipset are clearly and abundantly evident!