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K6-III+ and K6-II+

Posted on July 21st, 2011 in Prehistory

The processor industry was like this: Intel made processors and other companies either made licensed copies or clones of the Intel chips. However, after the 486 era, the “others” made their own processors. The ancestor of the K6-II+ and K6-III+ was the K5. AMD worked on it for a while, going for their own design. […]

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Pentium III

Posted on July 10th, 2011 in Prehistory

The Pentium III architecture was released in 1999. As far as I know, the first processor was clocked at 400 MHz, with 100 MHz FSB, of course – 133 MHz FSB was introduced later. There wasn’t much of a performance increase when users went from the 60/66 MHz FSB of the Pentium Pro architecture to […]

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