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Product: Athlon XP 2200+
Company: AMD
Estimated Street Price:
Review By: Julien Jay


Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: CPU Overview & Overclocking
3: Synthetic Benchmarks

4: Games Benchmarks
5: Applications Benchmarks

When it comes to purchasing a computer, the most important component to consider is certainly the processor. The processor, which can be easily compared to an engine, will condition the performance of the whole PC, its upgradeability and the motherboard/chipset couple. Actually they are two major CPU manufacturers, the well known CPU giant Intel and its eternal competitor AMD. Just like with vehicle where a BMW motor won’t have the same performance as a Mercedes one, Intel & AMD CPUs are quite different but deliver the performance required by today modern applications. Both companies are conducting a fierce struggle to provide consumers with more performance and power for their day to day work. This chip war benefits directly the consumer since AMD generally aggressively prices its CPUs in order to gain precious market share thus talking Intel into doing the same thing. These politics, the performance and overclockability of AMD processors have helped the Sunnyvale company build a strong reputation over the years.  

The latest AMD desktop processor is the Athlon XP which is a direct and serious competitor for Intel’s flagship Pentium 4 CPU. We are today reviewing the AMD Athlon XP 2200+.

AMD Athlon XP 2200+ 0.13µ

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