Re: Linux on AMD K6

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Thu, 10 Jul 1997 08:31:24 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 10 Jul 1997, Lawrence wrote:

> 20% cheaper than intel mmx cpu.
> all intel mmx run at 2.8v core while K6 200 run at 2.9v and 233 run at
> 3.2v. make sure the motherboard will support it.
> performance is more and less similar with intel mmx and slower than pII,
> though AMD said K6 performance comparable with PII, in reality, it is
> not.
That isn't true.. Visit There is a bunch of benchmarks between
those chips.. And at a equal clock rate the K6 Kicks the MMX and (at least
under 95) comes close to the II.... Also, the K6 is 20% of the MMX price,
but out performs it.. Compair its price to the II or Pro..