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"Shootout at the 1.5Gb corral"...based on a true story

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takiwa

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It was a hot, windy day when Deputy Duron burst in the door of the AMD County Sheriff's Department. "Sheriff XP! Sheriff XP!, you're never gonna guess who just blew in with the tumbleweeds...".
Sheriff XP1600 looked up from his stack of registry entries, amused at how worked up Deputy Duron could get sometimes. "Who is this time?" asked the sheriff.
"I was just in the Cheiftec Saloon, and you wouldn't believe who I saw roughing up on T-Bird...".
"Well, are you gonna tell me today, Duron?"
"Cell...Cell..Celly the Kid!", stuttered the deputy.
Xp was stunned. A month ago, he had locked up Petey P4 for loitering, and now the most wanted chip in the county was in town. Could Celly really be stupid enough to try and bust his big brother out of jail?
"Round up the mobo's, boys, there's gonna be a showdown...", XP said with a grin.

Meanwhile, in the saloon, Celly the Kid was just finishing up a video compression, when an ol' timer, Pappy P2, ran through the door, shouting, "XP's a comin'...XP's a comin'...". Celly knew that he would have to stand up to the sheriff, if his big brother Petey P4 stood any chance of getting out of jail. It was now or never. He stood up, strapped on his SDRAM, and stepped outside the saloon.

Sheriff XP saw Celly coming out of the bar, and began to feel a little funny. "Damn, the kid has grown some since the last time we met", he thought to himself.
"Celly the Kid, drop your RAM, and come with me, son...you know you can't beat me. The time has come to give up, so come quietly, and there won't be any trouble...", the sheriff said, with a slight tremble in his voice.
"Sheriff, you may have got my brother, but I got a little more fight in me than that...You gonna have to beat me fair and square..."
"Celly, I know you're at 1503Mhz, just like I am, but my 143FSB will take your 136FSB anyday...do you really think you can beat me?", the sheriff gloated.
"Your FSB may be higher, but without your DDR, your no match for me...I take after my daddy, Pentium 3, too much to get beat by you!", said Celly, with a prefetch gleam in his eye.
The sheriff thought about the situation for a minute. True, he was at 143FSB, compared to the kid's 136FSB...but could Celly be right? Could prefetch and the lack of DDR make that big of a difference? He glared at the kid...
"Celly, you got to the count of three...either turn over your RAM, or go down in flames...the choice is yours"
Celly knew there was no backing down from this challenge. His brother had already fallen to XP...how many more would follow? The reign of terror in AMD county had to stop, and Celly knew he was the one who had to do it.
"Benchmark!", he cried, and the shootout at the 1.5Gb corral began...

Celly mounted his Abit VH6T mobo, and commenced to running a slew of math, mmx, and memory tests. Sheriff XP mounted his own mobo, an MSI K7T Turbo Limited Edition w/RAID, and started the same torture tests in Sandra...

Celly shot off an arithmetic Drystone of 4148, and a whetstone of 2020, and while XP could only get off a Dhrystone of 4125, he countered strong with a whetstone of 2062...
Celly then fired a round of mmx shots, with an integer iSSE of 8200 it/s, and a floating point iSSE of 10179 it/s. XP was shocked! He could only counter with an integer iSSE of 8083 it/s, and a floating iSSE of 9476 it/s!
Celly finished the shootout with a memory bench...he rallied with an Int buffered iSSE bandwidth of 1017Mb/s, and a float buffered iSSE bandwidth of 1001Mb/s. XP fell to the ground with his last effort, an Int buffered iSSE bandwidth of 986Mb/s and a float buffered iSSE bandwidth of 976Mb/s...

After what seemed like an eternity (but in actuality was only a few seconds), the tests were done...and the sheriff lay in a pool of his own electrons, at 38C, wondering how he could've gotten beaten by the littlest kid in the Intel family! Celly walked up to the sheriff, and peered down at him from above, at a cool 30C...
"You have been weighed, you have been measured, and you have been found wanting...", he said, and walked off in the direction of the jailhouse.


The story above is my interpolation of a series of benchies my buddy RainMaQer and myself ran over MSN messenger a couple of nights ago. I took the opportunity to bench with him, because he is NOT running DDR memory, and our chips were clocked the same speed. The FSB was in his favor, but as you can see, the results were not.
I would like to say right now that this is in no way a flame or a dis on RainMaQer's sytem...you got a good chip, bro, and when your DDR mobo comes in next month, I know you will take that thing to the moon and back :D I just wanted to print these results for those of us who actually wanted an unbiased test between the tA1 and the XP, with SDRAM memory, and I wanted to do it in a humorous way.
 

RainMaQer

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HAHAHA LMAO!!!! Thats just too darn funny bro... OMG!!! :D

Ya... just you wait dude... My 8KHA+ will be here tomorrow... DDR will be on its way in a week or so... Then we'll see who's the Sheriff in this town ;)
 

funnyperson1

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lol....quite funny really, but the Celly really should have been modified and run on a bx....mama bx they woulda called it....the fastest woman in the land....and the least emotionally unstable....
 

ol' man

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funnyperson1 said:
lol....quite funny really, but the Celly really should have been modified and run on a bx....mama bx they woulda called it....the fastest woman in the land....and the least emotionally unstable....

Yeah how is the stability of the BX's with the cel-t's? Also are you not glad I told you to wait for the newer cel-t's? So did it give you the performence jump you had hoped for?
 
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takiwa

takiwa

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hey Rain...I'll let you write the sequel when your DDR comes in...in the mean time, whenever you hear the name Celly the Kid, be afraid...be very afraid...:D LMAO
 

funnyperson1

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ol' man said:


Yeah how is the stability of the BX's with the cel-t's? Also are you not glad I told you to wait for the newer cel-t's? So did it give you the performence jump you had hoped for?

i must say i am quite pleased though i would have been happier if my crappy nenory could do cas2........but i dont have a bx-celly ombo the only bx we have is my dads old Tyan which has few ocing options...
 

davefred99

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I think I know the anwser but I'll ask anyway. Would or could a Celly T run DDR and if so would it be of any benifit. I have read before that a tully with DDR would not help?

Great Story cant wit for the next chapter.
 

funnyperson1

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davefred99 said:
I think I know the anwser but I'll ask anyway. Would or could a Celly T run DDR and if so would it be of any benifit. I have read before that a tully with DDR would not help?

Great Story cant wit for the next chapter.

no it only helps chips with dual-pumped or quad-pumped fsbs such as Athlons and P4s.....the best scenario for a PIII is a PIII-S running at extremely high fsbs with good ram that way you can get memroy throughput that is extremely close to DDR....
 

ol' man

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For some reason they say the PIII is running a Dual Independant Bus unlike the celermine. The older celermine did not do this but the new cel-t and cumines do.
 

davefred99

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ol' man said:
For some reason they say the PIII is running a Dual Independant Bus unlike the celermine. The older celermine did not do this but the new cel-t and cumines do.

Sorry Ol'man ,but I do not understand. What is a dual Independant bus and if the new tull,s have it what does it mean in plane english.
 

stompah

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davefred99 said:


Sorry Ol'man ,but I do not understand. What is a dual Independant bus and if the new tull,s have it what does it mean in plane english.
Double the bandwidth maybe? i am curious also... I would whip out the A+ Cert book and see if I can figure it out for myself but that involves me thinking and that sometimes gets messy.
 

tbirdkiri

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A few days later as Celly the kid is sitting in the saloon telling war storys to Pappy, a rustlin outside the doors caught Cellys attention.....
So Celly when to the doors to find Celery magee huffin and puffin and breathin real hard like,
"Whats the rush Magee?" asked Celly
"Hes a comin"
"Who is?"
but before Celly got and answer magee saddled up and rode off away from the town.. with a puzzled look on his face Celly went back to the bar and told pappy about the incident.. about an hour latter there was a large rustlin outside the door, this time it was interupted by the core of p3 Petey rolling in under the door, all decapitaded like. Celly immidiatly jumped from his stool and ran for the door only to find Al Dual' MP standing 20 paces from the door.
"Come out Celly, join me" offered Al
Celly studied Al for a few moments, then commenced thru the door.
Now in the last few minutes all the rukus had gained the attention of the towns folk, and all were sitting behind windows or in their doorways, and former deptuty duron was watching thru the bars of his cell.
Al began "You remember me? Do you remember when you wacked my brother while he was asleep? While i was doing some 3dmark tests? then you killed my horse Tiger? Well for all who is listening this man you all love and reveer is a cold blooded killer, he took all that was close to me. Well I'm back."
Celly grined "Yep its all true, But what are you gonna do about it? Youre only a weakling compared to I." Pappy handed Celly his ram.
"Well after you killed my horse i traded my ddr in for some sdram and single horse.. a Kt7a, tho she may be old she still packs a punch..." Then Al pulled his horse around the dark corner for all to see, and he then mounted it.
*gasp* The ear shattering noise of the delta screamer wore off within a few seconds but the delta still was blowing up a storm.
Celly mounted his steed and the two began to dual it out.

And Al finished first with DhryStone of 4328 and a whetstone of 2136.
Cellys eyes widened, and the pain set in very fast.
"WTF?!" Celly questioned in imence pain.
"I forgot to mention, ive been mining coper, its made me much stronger, to the tune of 1.540ghz. Not that 1.2ghz weakling you expected huh? "
Cellys jaw dropped....
Celly made quik work to try to hurt Al, but just as Celly roled off his first inferior attack, Al dealt a crushing blow.
Al dished out the memory scores of Int 1090 mb/s and Float of 1017 mb/s. everyone began to cry as Celly colapsed in a heap of molten organic plastics. Al freed Duron and they left town for Alaska. Al had hopes in finding lots of cold water and silver.

now let this all be a lesson to you, you dont kill a mans brother or his horse, and deffinetly not at the same time.
Just keep on the look out for P4 Pimp daddy, his on the horizon and his coming in very fast....
 
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TASOS

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Very nice story "takiwa"...and very funny.
The next chapter is gonna be tough.

The ultimate fight.

Beware "celly the kid" cause "sheriff XP" might also buy and a couple of new pistols....the "DDR's 333".....and then it's gonna be
a very tricky situation....lol

Take care you all
 
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Malakai

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i challenge celly the kid to a UT software rendering bench at the same speed. sandra doesnt mean a thing in these here parts. and my bandwidth id like 2500alu and 2400fpu.
mem is the only thing that old hag sandra is good for testing:)
-Malakai
 

funnyperson1

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Malakai said:
i challenge celly the kid to a UT software rendering bench at the same speed. sandra doesnt mean a thing in these here parts. and my bandwidth id like 2500alu and 2400fpu.
mem is the only thing that old hag sandra is good for testing:)
-Malakai

you have a timedemo i could try out? wiat never mind you have ddr....now remember Cell the kid only has SDRAM.....but still a timedemo to test would be nice...