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The Giga-Battle Part 2

Professional OpenGL Performance - SPECviewperf 6.1.1, Continued

IBM's Data Explorer favors Giga-Athlon or Giga-Pentium III on i840, which is now winning this competition as well.

The ray-tracing/radiosity software Lightscape requires quite a bit of FPU-power, but i840s superior memory performance can make up for the inferior FPU of Giga-Pentium. Giga-Athlon won this competition before i840 entered the scene, but now it shows quite clearly that Giga-Athlon is in the urgent need of a high-end platform that doesn't cripple its performance anymore.