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Product: Pentium 4 1.5GHz
Company: Intel
Estimated Street Price: $848.00
Review By: Julien JAY

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: CPU Architecture
: SSE2 & CPU Design
4: i82850 Chipset
5: Intel D850GB Motherboard
6: Benchmarks

7: BenchMarks' Results Analysis
8: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for the new Intel Pentium 4 1.5GHz system.





Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 90%
Performance: 85%
Compatibility: 90%
Features: 95%
Reliability: 95%
Games &
: 95%
Office software
adaptation: 80%
: 70%
Overall: 87%

The Pentium 4 1.5 GHz processor takes computer users a step ahead by offering them an incredible resource of power designed to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s multimedia applications and games. Investing now in such a system is surely too expensive but will let users stay on top with a powerful PC for a long, long time before software programs indicate a P4 1.5 GHz as the minimum system requirement. With such a system 3D gaming, video or audio editing, and internet surfing will be faster, attractive and more pleasant: imagine if you can rip Audio CDs into MP3s faster than ever before, compile a whole DV film in shorter time, kill your Quake enemies even before they appear. More power also means faster loading times for most of your software including Windows but it also adds new possibilities for advanced multitasking work. With this new architecture promising to evolve in the future for more power, Intel has really marked significant progress over previous processors. The Pentium 4 performance will get even better when most software will be compatible with it in the upcoming months. With the birth of the Pentium 4, Intel has set the computer world into a new technological era.


Specs & Package
Overall Score 87%
Version Reviewed Intel Confidential Pentium 4 1.5GHz
Intel D850GB MotherBoard with P07 Bios
Release Date Available now!
The Good Points New architecture,
New i850 chipset,
New SSE 2 instructions,
High Operating Speed for dreaming GHz,
NetBurst & Rapid Execution Engine
The Bad Points Expensive,
Few optimized software except Direct X 8,
No DDR-RAM support.
Reviewers PC Setup Pentium 4 1.5 Ghz
Intel D850GB Motherboard
Windows Millennium Edition
384 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 8
17" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Studio DV Plus
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW2100E

<-- BenchMarks' Results Analysis


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