High-Flying: AMD Athlon XP 3200+ Squares Off Against Intel P4 3 GHz

Zooming In On Technology: Thermal Power Loss And Voltages

View of the testing platform for the AMD Athlon XP 3200+.

With this much energy being dissipated, you need powerful cooling: we used the latest model from Cooler Master.

Fan speed: we used a potentiometer to keep the noise at an acceptable level.