SiSoft Whetstone and Dhrystone

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AMD Duron 800 MHz Review - Processors 20

The Whetstone test is very similar to the ZDNet FPU Mark test and the results show the same effect. The Athlon and Duron are neck and neck while the higher-clock speed of the overclocked Duron wins by a long shot.

AMD Duron 800 MHz Review - Processors 21

This SiSoft test shows again that the similarity between the Duron and Athlon processors is very noticeable. Coming in only 5 points behind, the Duron offers a great performance rate for a lower cost. The 1 GHz Duron comes in well ahead of the other two results again; about 20% higher.

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