Re: Dual Athlon XP 1800+ on Tyan Thunder K7 or Tiger MP anyone?

From: Dan Hollis (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 17:30:14 EST

On Tue, 9 Oct 2001, David Lang wrote:
> actually (having had my hands on 1.2GHz t-bird and MP boxes) the MP does
> appear to be noticably faster per clock then the t-bird version. the new
> XP is supposed to be the same core as the MP (just different marketing) as
> I understand things.

It's palomino core. It means, new SSE instructions, bigger TLB cache,
prefetch, and 20% power reduction. All this for maybe 5%-15% performance
increase. And a not so nice increase in price tag :-o

Dual 1.2 non-MP is fine for me thanks... plenty fast and cheap.


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