KryoTech's Cool Athlon 900 MHz

Windows NT - Business Application Performance

SYSMark98 - WinNT SP5        
Pentium III 500 229   Athlon 500 257
Pentium III 550 247   Athlon 550 275
Pentium III 600 268   Athlon 600 292
Pentium III 650 280   Athlon 650 306
Pentium III 533B 239   Athlon 700 319
Pentium III 600B 268   Athlon 750 333
      KryoTech Cool Athlon 800 347
      KryoTech Cool Athlon 900 371

Running SYSmark98 under Windows NT shows the Athlon 900 MHz scaling much better. NT is using the L2-cache mor effinciently, so that the slower L2 cache speed of the Athlon 900 MHz doesn't seem to affect the scores as much as under Windows 98. Again, the 371 SYSmark98 result produced by the KryoTech Athlon 900 is the fastest we've seen and it's some whopping 38.5 % faster than the fastest official Intel system.

3DStudioMAX - WinNT SP5     (Pictures Rendered per/hour)  
Pentium III 500 56   Athlon 500 68
Pentium III 550 52   Athlon 550 75
Pentium III 600 57   Athlon 600 82
Pentium III 650 62   Athlon 650 88
Pentium III 533B 50   Athlon 700 95
Pentium III 600B 56   Athlon 750 103
      KryoTech Cool Athlon 800 109
      KryoTech Cool Athlon 900 120

In this floating-point intensive application the Athlon scales perfectly. The KryoTech 900 MHz is able to crunch the numbers and render over 120 pictures per/hour! It's obvious that the L2 cache speed difference between the 800 and 900 MHz Athlon has no adverse performance affects with the 3DstudioMax application. For a single Pentium III to match the floating-point power of the 900 MHz Athlon would require it to run over 1.2 GHz! The Cool Athlon 900 scores 114% higher than the Pentium 600B. I understand that Intel must be really scared about that.

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