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Intel's Dothan Makes Its Late Debut

Test Setup

MotherboardASUS P4P800 Deluxe, Intel i865PE chipset
CPUIntel Pentium 2.4 GHz (FSB800)
RAM4x 256 MB Corsair CMX256A-3200LL
Moderate Timings: CL3 / 8-3-3
Graphics card 1Ati Radeon 9600XT(500MHz/300MHZ DDR)
Graphics card 2Ati Radeon 9600(325MHz/200MHZ DDR)
Graphics card 3Geforce FX 5700 Ultra (475MHz/ 450MHz DDR)
Drivers & Settings
Desktop"ATI Catalyst 4.1NVIDIA Detonator FX v53.03"
Chipset driverIntel Ver. 5.00.1012
OSWindows XP Professional SP1

Desktop configurations that are used in the comparison of gaming performance.

Driver & Software
Graphics DriverMR 9600 6.14.0010.6422 (Winbook)
(Dell Inspiron 8600 ATI) MOBILITY RADEON 9600 6.14.0010.6378
(Yakumo Q8M) 6.14.0010.6396
(Asus M6800N) GeForce FX Go5650 6.14.0010.4482
(Dell Inspiton 8600 Nvidia) MOBILITY RADEON 9700 (Blackbox M11)
DirectXVersion: 9.0b (4.09.0000.0902)
OSWindows XP Pro, Build 2600 SP1 (2600.xpsp2.030422-1633)
Benchmarks & Settings
SiSoftware Sandra ProCPU MultiMedia/ CPU Arithmetic/ Memory Bandwidth Benchmark
PCMark 2002 Pro Pack - Build 100CPU and Memory Tests
POV-Ray for WindowsVersion 3.5/ Chess2 640x480 AA:0.3
Lame - Version 3.9232 bit DOS-Prompt, 178 MB Wave File, 44100 Hz 32 - 320 kbit sampling
Sysmark 2002Version 1.0
MobileMark2002Version 1.0
Halo Ver. /Combat EvolvedTimedemo Pixelshader 2.0-Settings
UT2003 Ver.2225Antalus Flyby Demo
Aquamark 3Timedemo
Splintercell EMEA1_1_1 Tibilis Demo