Questions and Answers : The Pentium 4 3.06 GHz

Posted on Monday, October 21 2002 @ 13:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Adrealine Vault has got an interview with Intel's Gabe Achanzar about the Pentium 4 3.06 GHz that the chipmaker will be providing for the CPL's upcoming Unreal Tournament 2003 competition :
Q : Percentage-wise, how much faster will the Pentium 4 3.06 GHz processor be than the Pentium 4 2.8 GHz processor?
A : You'll see the usual solid performance increases when we add 200 megahertz. However, in some instances, you can see up to 25 percent performance improvements from Hyper-Threading Technology alone.

Q : Will the Pentium 4 3.06 GHz processor require a new power supply?
A : No. A standard ATX12V supply works fine. However, a motherboard should be rated by the manufacturer to support 3.06 GHz operation.

Q : When will consumers be able to purchase PCs powered by a Pentium 4 3.06 GHz processor?
A : Day of launch.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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