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Performance Guide: Intel Pentium III

Test Setup

Test System
CPUIntel Pentium III
MotherboardABit BE6-II, Intel 440BX chipsetAsus P3VX, VIA Apollo Pro 133A chipset
RAM128 MB PC133 SDRAM, 7ns (Crucial/Micron or Wichmann Workx) CL2
Hard DiskSeagate Barracuda ATA ST320430A20 GBytes, 7200 rpm
Graphics CardAsus V6600, nVIDIA GeForce 25632 MByte SDRAMnVIDIA Drivers 5.08 for Windows 98
Operating SystemWindows 98 SE 4.10.2222 A
Benchmarks and Setup
Office Applications BenchmarkBAPCo SYSmark2000
OpenGL Game BenchmarkQuake III ArenaRetail Versioncommand line = +set cd_nocd 1 +set s_initsound 0Graphics detail set to 'Normal', 640x480x16Benchmark using 'Q3DEMO1'
Direct3D Game BenchmarkExpendableDownloadable Demo Versioncommand line = -timedemo640x480x16
Screen Resolution1024x768x85, 16 Bit
DirectX Version7.0

The setup was pretty much the same as when we did the benchmarks for The 150 MHz Project, Part 1 .