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Barton's Here: Athlon XP 3000+ vs. P4 3.06 GHz

Test Setup And Details

AMD Hardware (Socket 462)
Processors - 166 MHz FSB (Dual DDR333)Athlon XP (Barton) 3000+ (2166 MHz 128/512 kB)Athlon XP 2800+ (2250 MHz 128/256 kB)Athlon XP (Barton) 2800+ (2083 MHz 128/512 kB)Athlon XP 2700+ (2166 MHz 128/256 kB)Athlon XP (Barton) 2500+ (1833 MHz 128/512 kB)
Processors - 133 MHz FSB (Dual DDR266)Athlon XP 2600+ (2133 MHz 128/256 kB)Athlon XP 2400+ (1933 MHz 128/256 kB)Athlon XP 2200+ (1800 MHz 128/256 kB)Athlon XP 2000+ (1666 MHz 128/256 kB)Athlon XP 1800+ (1533 MHz 128/256 kB)
Motherboard and MemoryAsus A7N8X (NVIDIA NForce 2) Revision : 1.03Bios : 1002 BETA 004 (01-15-2003)2 x 256 MB DDR 400, Corsair, CL 2.0, PC 3200
DriversnForce2 DriverVersion : 1.16 Package (from Asus TW Server)
Intel Hardware (Socket 478)
Processors - 133 MHz FSB - 533 MHz Memory ClockPentium 4 3.06 GHz (3066 MHz 12-8/512 kB)Pentium 4 2.80 GHz (2800 MHz 12-8/512 kB)Pentium 4 2.66 GHz (2666 MHz 12-8/512 kB)Pentium 4 2.53 GHz (2533 MHz 12-8/512 kB)Pentium 4 2.40 GHz (2400 MHz 12-8/512 kB)Pentium 4 1.80 GHz (2400 MHz 12-8/512 kB)
Processors - 100 MHz FSB - 400 MHz Memory ClockPentium 4 2.4 GHz (2400 MHz 12-8/512 kB)Pentium 4 2.0 GHz (2000 MHz 12-8/512 kB)
Motherboard and MemoryAsus P4G8X (Intel 7502 chiset) Revision : 1.02Bios : 1001 (11/11/2002)Asus P4T533-C (Intel 850E chipset) Revision : 1.01Bios : 1010 BETA 001 (1-20-2003)2x 256 MB RDRAM, PC800, 400 MHz, 40ns, Infineon2x 256 MB RDRAM, PC1066, 533 MHz, 32ns, Kingstone
DriverIntel Chipset DriverV 4.30.1006 (1-14-2003)Intel IAA DriverV 2.3.0.2160
Common Hardware
Graphics CardATI Readion 9700 ProMemory : 128 MB DDR-SDRAMMemory Clock : 620 MHz (256 Bit)Chip Clock : 325 MHz
Hard Drive40 GB, 6L040J2, MaxtorUDMA100, 7200 rpm, 2 MB Cache
NetworkD-Link DFE-530TX (10/100 Mbit)
CDROMAsus 52x
Drivers and Software
Graphics DriverCATALYST 3.0 Version : 6.14.01.6255ATI Control Panel Version : 6.14.10.4012
DirectXVersion : 9
OSWindows XP, Build 2600 SP1
Benchmarks and Settings
Bapco Sysmark 2002Version 1.0
Quake III ArenaPatch V1.16640x480 - 16 bit / 1024 x 768 - 32 bitTimedemo1 / demo demo001 / nv15democommand line = +set cd_nocd 1 +set s_initsound 0Graphics detail = Normal
3DMark 2001 SEVersion 1.1 - Build 340 - Patch Build 3301024 x 786 - 32 bitDefault Benchmark
PCMark 2002 Pro PackBuild 100CPU and Memory Tests
SiSoftware Sandra Standard 2003Version 2003.1.9.26CPU MultiMedia / CPU Arithmetic / Memory Bandwidth Benchmark
Newtek LightwaveVersion 7.5 - Build 572Render First Frame = 1Render Last Frame = 60Render Frame Step = 1Rendering Bench "SKULL_HEAD_NEWEST.LWS"Show Rendering in Progress = 320x240Ray Trace Shadows, Reflection, Refraction, Transparency = onMultithreading = 8 Threads
Mainconcept MPEG EncoderVersion 1.31.2 GB DV to MPEG II (720x576, Audio) converting
Pinnacle Studio 8Version 8.3.18Rendering - DVD Compatibleno Audio
WinrarVersion 3.11178 MB Wave file, Compression = Best, Dictionary = 4096 kB
Maxon ComputerCinema 4D XL 8- Version 8.001Rendering in 1028 x 1024, "Stairs.c4d"
magix mp3 maker platinumVersion 3.04 D178 MB Wave file, 44100 Hz, VBR = on and Quality
Comanche 41024 x 768 / 32 bit / Audio = off
Discreet 3D Studio Max 5.1Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"Rendering Single, 1024x768
Unreal Tournament 2003Patch 1 10801024 x 768 / 32 bit / Audio = offbenchmark.exeTexture Detail = Normal, Character Detail = NormalWorld Detail = Highest, Physics Detail = Highall = on, Decal Stay = High