The Celeron Killer: AMD's New Duron Processor

Floating Point Performance - 3D Studio Max 1

It's a tradition that we at Tom's Hardware are using 3D Studio Max as our floating-point test. We are taking the time that 3D Studio Max reports for rendering the 'ktx_rays.max' file. The rendered frame looks like this:

To make the results easier to read we don't report the time, but the number of ktx_rays.max frames that can be rendered in one hour.

All K7-based processors are far superior to the Intel counterparts. Duron's FPU is just as fast as the FPU of Thunderbird or Athlon Classic.