Intel Pentium 4 2.26: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium 4 2.26


Intel started Intel Pentium 4 2.26 sales on January 2002. This is Northwood architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 1 core and 1 thread, and is based on 130 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2261 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 478 processor with a TDP of 110 Watt. It supports DDR1, DDR2 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 0.29 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Pentium 4 2.26 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Architecture codename
Release date
January 2002

Technical specs

Pentium 4 2.26's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium 4 2.26's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.26 GHz
L1 cache
8 KB
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512 KB
of 8192 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
Die size
146 mm2
Transistor count
55 million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)


Information on Pentium 4 2.26 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
110 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium 4 2.26.
Supported memory types
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium 4 2.26. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium 4 2.26 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium 4 2.26 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium 4 2.26 from AMD is Athlon 64 2000+, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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