Speed Isn't Everything: P4/2800 Meets Athlon XP 2600+

SiSoft Sandra 2002 Benchmarks: CPU Und Multimedia

In the SiSoft Sandra CPU Benchmark 2002, the Athlon XP 2600+ achieves nearly the same results as the P4/2800 in some of the tests. It's clear to see that the benchmark does not represent realistic performance values. Many users get their hopes up too high when comparing their own results.