Re: atom vs p4?
A p4 1.6 vs an Atom 1.6 will lose, as will any p4 revision under ~2.0-2.4Ghz
A standard P4 2.8Ghz will definitely perform better than any Atom processor atm. Remember the Atom's were not really designed for intense processes.
I guess it depends on what you want. The Atoms are very power-friendly, but are kind of wimpy. The p4's will consume a **** of a lot more wattage, but will provide some extra kick to compensate.
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