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AMD Travels Through Time: Athlon XP 2800+ with Dual-DDR

3D-Rendering: Cinema 4D XL 7.303

The AMD Athlon gets aggressive in the Cinema benchmark: here, the Athlon XP 2800+ takes top position and puts the P4/2800 in its place. In any case, there's a difference of 21 seconds! Here, Intel's optimizations have done nothing for the P4.

3D-Rendering: 3D Studio Max 5.0

In this benchmark, ten frames from the "Rabbit" scene are calculated at 1024 x 768. The Athlon XP 2800+ achieves a stellar performance, leaving the Intel P4/2800 in its wake. Here, the Athlon takes 98 seconds, compared to the 102 from the P4.