Archives: CPU

AMD Athlon XP 3000+ Barton CPU Review

While the Barton 3000+ chip is no longer new, Neoseeker is releasing this article as a preamble to our upcoming Intel P4 3.2Ghz review. We hope this article will shed some insight to the Barton core 3000+ chip, the second most anticipated CPU for the first half of 2003 next to the 400MHz FSB Barton 3200+.
June 20th, 2003

Intel 3.0GHz 800FSB CPU Review

Today we're looking at the new Pentium 4 3.0GHz & CPU, with an 800Mhz Quad Pumped System Bus supported by the i875 (Canterwood) and i865 (Springdale) chipsets. This time around, Intel is again showing their R&D superiority and their desire to push the limits of performance by creating a whole new performance platform. This platform features not only the 200MHz core clock speed and 800MHz system bus, but also Dual Channel DDR400, Intel's Performance Acceleratrion Technology (PAT), Serial ATA (SATA), and Gigabit Ethernet.
April 14th, 2003

Intel Pentium 4 3.06GHz HT Review

Today we're reviewing Intel's 3.06Ghz Pentium 4 processor with Hyper-Threading Technology. The chip is a milestone for the industry because Intel has finally breached the 3Ghz barrier. It also represents a first thanks to Intel¡¦s inclusion of Hyper-Threading technology, which Intel believes will give it a performance advantage above and beyond the extra Mhz increase. This aptly named technology might sound obscure at first, but you will find that it's role in Intel's plans is really clear-cut.
December 23rd, 2002

Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz Review

For a while now, AMD and Intel have taken wild swings at one another with common result, a faster chip for consumers. Intel has constantly broken the speed barrier producing chips with speeds unmatched. However, AMD always counters Intel with CPUs that match or rival the performance of Intel’s newest chips. Who holds the upper-hand? This I cannot say but today, we have Intel’s newest chip, the Pentium 4 2.8 GHz processor and we are going to throw it into a whole lot of benchmarks!
August 26th, 2002

Pentium 4 2.2 GHz & Athlon XP 2000+ Shootout

How long has this rivalry been going on? It seems to me that the AMD vs. Intel battle is becoming an everyday event in the CPU market with supporters on both sides. From an overclocker’s point of view, AMD is ahead of the game with its Athlon XP 1900+ versus Intel’s Willamette 2 GHz Pentium 4.
March 18th, 2002

AMD Athlon XP 1800+ Review

The competition between AMD and Intel has escalated even more with the release of AMD’s XP 1800+. If you look at what AMD is up against, you see it’s an uphill battle all the way to the top with Intel’s chips at 2000MHz.
December 13th, 2001