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Pete Sherriff has been slaving in his fab lab to produce a new RegMark™ to account for the existence of Athlon AMD processors and has come up with a formula he describes as the RegMark™ Lite®. According to Sherriff, he is unable to find a multimedia mark for the Athlon K7, so he has invented a way to use the Lite figure to compare all four processors on just two benchmarks. Said Sherriff: "This way the PIII/500 scores higher than the Athlon/600 which beats the PIII/600, but the Celeron still walks away with it." Mr Sherriff adds that he has been grateful for suggestions which will allow him to further tweak and improve his figures, and is currently attempting to incorporate those refinements into his calculations.

 CPU  Price  FPU  MMmark  CPUmark  Total  RegMark99  RegMark99
 Lite Total
 RegMark99
 Lite
 PIII 500  $423  2540  1563  1910  6013  14.22  4450  10.52
 Celeron 500  $167  2660  1128  1820  5808  33.58  4480  26.83
 PIII 600  $657  3040  1816  2205  7061  10.75  5245  7.98
 Athlon 600  $615  3270  n/a  2785  n/a  n/a  6055  9.85
And, he adds, if people want to abuse him or contact him with bright ideas, he can be reached at this email address. ® See also All new RegMark99™ shows Celeron outperforms Pentium III by 2.3 times

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