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Intel� Pentium� 4 Processor Intel� Pentium� 4 Processor - Tech Details

Tech Specs

Processor core speeds

533 MHz system bus: 2.53 GHz (0.13 micron), 2.40 GHz (0.13 micron), 2.26 GHz (0.13 micron)
400 MHz system bus: 2.40 GHz, 2.20 GHz (0.13 micron), 2A GHz, 2 GHz (0.13 micron), 1.90 GHz, 1.80 GHz (0.13 micron), 1.70 GHz, 1.60 GHz (0.13 micron), 1.50 GHz, 1.40 GHz

When configuring a system for the Pentium 4 processor with 533 MHz system bus, ensure your motherboard supports the 533 MHz system bus. Consult the motherboard manufacturer for compatibility.
Compatibility Binary compatible with previous generation Intel� architecture processors
Micro-architecture Intel® NetBurst" micro-architecture
System Bus up to 533 MHz
Cache 8KB L1 data cache; 12K �ops L1 Execution Trace Cache; 256 KB L2 Advanced Transfer Cache; 512 KB Advance Transfer Cache (0.13 micron)
Desktop Board Choose from our list of current desktop boards.
Chipset Choose from our list of current chipsets for the Pentium® 4 processor
RAM Dual channel Rambus* technology RDRAM, PC133 SDRAM, DDR200/266 SDRAM

Features and Benefits

Processor Core Speeds Up to 2.53 GHz

Maximum performance for a wide range of emerging Internet, PC and workstation applications
Intel NetBurst Micro-architecture Designed to deliver highest performance in video, graphics, multimedia and other sophisticated applications
up to 533-MHz System Bus High bandwidth between the processor and the rest of the system improves throughput and performance
512KB L2 Cache for 2A GHz and Faster, 256KB Cache for 2 GHz and Slower Enhances performance by providing fast access to heavily used data and instructions
Hyper-Pipelined Technology Extended pipeline stages increase overall throughput
Streaming SIMD Extensions 2 144 new instructions accelerate operation across a broad range of demanding applications
to top of page Rapid Execution Engine Arithmetic Logic Units run at twice the core frequency, speeding execution in this performance critical area
128-Bit Floating Point Port Floating Point performance boost provides enhanced 3D visualization, life-like gaming and scientific calculations
SIMD 128-bit Integer Accelerates video, speech, encryption and imaging/photo processing
Execution Trace Cache Greatly improves instruction cache efficiency, maximizing performance on frequently used sections of software code
Advanced Dynamic Execution Improved branch prediction enhances performance for all 32-bit applications by optimizing instruction sequences
Thermal Monitoring Allows motherboards to be cost-effectively designed to expected application power usages rather than theoretical maximums
Built-in Self Test (BIST) Provides single stuck-at fault coverage of the microcode and large logic arrays, plus testing of the instruction cache, data cache, Translation Lookaside Buffers, and ROMs
IEEE 1149.1 Standard Test Access Port and Boundary Scan Enables testing of the Pentium� 4 processor and system connections through a standard interface
Performance Highlights
The Pentium 4 processor delivers maximum performance for:
Cutting-edge Internet technologies such as streaming video and MP3 audio
Quickly creating, editing and sharing professional-quality photos and video
The ultimate gaming platform for immersive 3D experiences
Internet technologies such as Java*, streaming audio and video, 3D, and Web animation
Multi-tasking environments
Background tasks such as real-time virus checking, encryption, compression, and e-mail synchronization
Reduced compiling and rendering times for multimedia applications
Longevity and headroom for future technologies and innovations
Operation of Windows� XP operating system

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