CPUs

The level of competition in the desktop CPU market has rarely been as intensive as it has been over the last couple of years. When AMD brought its Ryzen processors to market, it forced Intel to reply, and both have consistently battled in multiple areas, including core count, IPC performance, frequency, and ultimate performance. The constant race to improve products, stay ahead of the competition, and meet customers' changing needs has also sent the two companies off of the beaten paths at times, developing even wilder technologies in search of that competitive edge. In the case of AMD, one such development effort has culminated with 3D V-Cache packaging technology, which stacks a layer of L3 cache on top of the existing CCD's L3 cache. Owing...

Intel Celeron 600 "Coppermine128"

For the first time in 19 months Intel's Celeron receives a new core. Armed with SSE instructions and a fast on-die L2 cache, how well does the Celeron...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/29/2000

Intel Pentium III 866, 850

Less than two weeks after the release of their 1GHz Pentium III chip, Intel is playing catch-up with the release of the 866 and 850MHz parts. For an...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/20/2000

Intel Pentium III 1GHz

Just two days ago we took a look at AMD's 1GHz Athlon. Today Intel is responding with a Pentium III clocked at 1GHz. Which will be available...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/8/2000

AMD Athlon 1GHz, 950MHz, 900MHz

The Magnolia has arrived. Just three months ago we were gawking over a system that cooled the Athlon down to -40C in order to reach the magic frequency...

5 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/6/2000

VIA Apollo KX133 Athlon Chipset - Part 2

A few weeks ago we took a look at VIA's recently released KX133 chipset for the Athlon. Now that motherboards are finally shipping with this chipset, we took...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/24/2000

AMD Athlon 850

AMD continues the clock speed battle with Intel by releasing their 850MHz Athlon. This time around they are armed with a new weapon, VIA's KX133 chipset, which helps...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/14/2000

VIA Apollo KX133 Athlon Chipset - Part 1

Originally slated to be released alongside the Athlon, VIA's KX133 is finally on its way to a motherboard near you. With a handful of advantages over the original...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/7/2000

AMD Athlon 800

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/20/1999

AMD Athlon 750

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/29/1999

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