Compiling Linux: Suse Linux 7.3 / Kernel 2.4.13
In compiling the newest Linux kernel, the weaknesses of the new Pentium 4/2200 become evident: it takes the Pentium 4 229 seconds, while the AMD Athlon XP 2000+ finishes the same task in only 202 seconds.
Archiving: WinACE 2.04
Archiving is a very practical application. With the help of WinACE 2.04 under Windows XP, a 178 MB WAV file is packed, showing the time to complete the task. Here, the Pentium 4/2200 is clearly ahead of the AMD Athlon XP 2000+.