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AMD's flagship processors - FrostyTech.com AMD's flagship processors
Sun Aug 20, 2000 | 6:44P| PermaLink
"Getting your hands on one of AMD's flagship processors used to be a fairly simple affair - decide the price/speed point you're comfortable with, pay your money, take your chip and go home. Nowadays, you get asked all kinds of silly questions like "Classic or Thunderbird? Model A or C? SlotA or SocketA? .25 micron or .18 micron?" Arrgh! What's going on? Well.. what's going on is innovation. When you're competing with the world's biggest CPU manufacturer, you have to move fast to stay ahead of the game. AMD have been refining and improving their Athlon processors almost from day one, and the end result is you have to be a little more careful when choosing your chip. First up, the most fundamental difference between the various models is the mounting package. Either you have a SlotA motherboard, or a SocketA one. Right now there are no converters in either direction (unlike "Slockets" for Intel chips) so make sure you pick up the right kind for your motherboard. AMD is moving towards a pure SocketA product line and this will mark the end of the SlotA era. With that in mind, I thought it might be useful to summarise the 3 types of SlotA processors, identifying the differences between them. So, let's get all this jargon straightened out.."
FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERS
(http://www.overclockers.com.au/techstuff/a_slota/)


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