Gaming: Quake III

Intel Pentium 4 3.4 GHz Prescott Processor Review - Processors 26

Intel Pentium 4 3.4 GHz Prescott Processor Review - Processors 27

Though the scores from the Quake III benchmark are higher than you would ever need to play in, they are interesting for processor comparisons.  The Prescott at 3.4 GHz is about even with the Northwood of the same speed, but both are behind the Athlon 64 processors, mainly due to the on-die memory controller of the K8 core.  The Athlon XP processor is falling way behind and showing its age.

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