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

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Intel's old bastion has caved in: the Athlon 64 FX-51 can beat the fastest P4 by 4.5 percent. the Athlon 64 3200+ puts in a slightly weaker performance: it's 5.2 percent slower than the P4 3.2. The reason: clock speed counts!