OpenGL Gaming Performance

The performance of Northwood Celerons is horrible here, but Prescott takes the lead in Quake III.

Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is based on an extended version of the Quake III engine, and under this benchmark, the Athlons come out on top.

Quake III Arena

Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory

Unreal Tournament 2003 Benchmark 3D Rendering Performance


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  • DerekWilson - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    Sorry for all the L2 cache size problems -- and thanks for the support AtaStrumf :-)

    Still, no excuse. I accept responsibility and appologize for the mistake.
  • dankim333 - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    Possible Ad Campaign:

    NEW! Intel Celeron D: Now with 23% less suck!
  • AtaStrumf - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    I guess they're rewriting the article now :) Quite a big mistake with the L2 Cache, but hay, shit happens, no need to shout and yell about it to make yourself feel so much smarter mino. Reply
  • robg1701 - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    Ah good, I see im not the only one to notice the 'slight' page long error about the old celerons having 256k cache ;) Reply
  • mino - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    #18 the hell some mispronouncements.
    "with sum BIG mistakes..." should be:

    "with such BIG mistakes in every second sentence form Anand !"
  • mino - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAASE repair(or better-> REWRITE) that review, since(apartt from benchmark results) I didn't saw an article with sum BIG mistakes in every second sentence!

    Boys , I'm sorry for U but that Idiot who wrote that old Celeron does have 256k L2 is to be fired uppon !

    Not to mention that 2.8Cel D should be compared to AXP2800+ or Semrpon2800+.

    About 2500+ slower than 2200+: YES, it is a mistake undoubtedly there some where.
  • ZobarStyl - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    Man what a week for Intel; they release all this new high-end stuff that isn't worth jack yet (and is o/c locked), then come out with some actually decent Cellys for the low end. Shoring up the low end but letting the high-end kinda simmer/slack off? Doesn't seem like Intel's style. Also, I wonder if it's almost too late to save the day, as the northwood-based Celerons were horrible and that will hurt that product's image for a while to come (don't forget there are still people who won't buy an AMD processor because of the old THG video =) ) Reply
  • Dasterdly - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    I agree with araczynski, first thing I looked for was a comparison from the prescot/northwood. Reply
  • araczynski - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    throw in perspective by including a couple prescot/northwood scores on the graphs. Reply
  • tfranzese - Thursday, June 24, 2004 - link

    If only Intel were pricing these lower than competing AMD parts I might actaully build a system off these, but they'll have to work on that. Not to mention, as others have, the Sempron should be here soon and show improvements to an aging line. Reply

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