PCSTATS Main Page Follow PCSTATS on Facebook PCSTATS RSS Feed PCSTATS Twitter Feed + Motherboards
+ Videocards
+ Memory
+ Beginners Guides
News & Advanced Search  Feedback?
[X]   Directory of
Guides & Reviews

Beginners Guides
Weekly Newsletter
Archived Newsletters

 

Contact the Suite 66 Advertising Agency
Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review

AMD Duron 700 - 1Ghz Review

AMD Duron 700 - 1Ghz  Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: AMD's K6-2 line have always been popular for budget consumers in need of an affordable and fairly quick PC. However, the times they have changed.
 90% Rating:   
Filed under: CPU / Processors Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: AMD Nov 12 2000   Bao Ly  
Home > Reviews > CPU / Processors > AMD Duron 1GHz

Quake III Time demo 1

Settings: Using my .cfg, 32Bit colour, detail slider on full, gibs on, marks off, coloured lighting off, vertex lighting.

Duron 700Mhz / Geforce 2 235Mhz/ 365Mhz: 800x600 = 142 FPS 1024x768 = 131.3 FPS

Comments:

There is no doubt in my mind, this Duron 700 at stock speed is an incredible performer! My goal in Quake III is to maintain 120FPS at all times, and the Quake III benchmark shows that the Duron 700 should satisfy that requirement. Additionally, installing programs, and using applications such as Adobe Photoshop 5.5 are a delight with this processor installed. The computer is responsive, and programs load up at a rapid clip. Without a doubt, the Duron @ 700 is a very good CPU purchase. But what about overclocking?

Overclocking:

People often ask me why I overclock. Well I mostly overclock to gain performance that I can easily get with a decent heat sink, and a good overclocking motherboard. With the GlobalWin FOP cooler, and the ABIT KT7 RAID, I have the basic components required for overclocking.

While many people have speculated that the different coloured Durons are coming from the Dresden fab in Germany, however as far as we know, Durons are still fabbed in Austin TX, using the aluminum .18 process. I have seen Green and Blue Durons, but unfortunately they are all aluminum. With the Athlons however, Blue and Green do make a difference, the Green Athlons should be from the Austin fab, and the Blue ones should be from the Dresden fab (.18 copper process.)

< Previous Page © 2017 PCSTATS.com Next Page >

 

Contents of Article: AMD Duron 1GHz
 Pg 1.  AMD Duron 700 - 1Ghz Review
 Pg 2.  SiSoft Sandra @ 700Mhz
 Pg 3.  — Quake III Time demo 1
 Pg 4.  Modus Operandi (L1 connects)
 Pg 5.  Sisoft Sandra @ 1008Mhz
 Pg 6.  Comments and Conclusion

SEARCH PCSTATS 
Use the power of Google to search all of PCSTATS and the PCSTATS Forums. Tell us what you think of this new feature - FEEDBACK?
   12 / 16 / 2017 | 5:45PM
Hardware Sections 


google
 
PCSTATS Network Features Information About Us Contact
FrostyTech
TransmetaZone
BeginnersPC
PCSTATS Newsletter
PCSTATS Forums
ShoppingList Assistance
Tech Glossary
Technology WebSite Listings
PermaLink News
Archived News
Submit News (Review RSS Feed)
Site Map
PCstats Wallpaper
About Us
Employment
Privacy Policy
Advertise on PCSTATS

How's Our Driving?
© Copyright 1999-2017 www.pcstats.com All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.