Athlon XP 333MHz Pic

Posted on Thursday, September 05 2002 @ 16:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
[H]ardOCP heeft op hun site een foto gepost van een Athlon XP 2700+ met een FSB van 333MHz
Just in case there are still a few of you out there questioning the validity of the rumors and stories surrounding the next AthlonXPs being born of a 333MHz FSB, this authentic picture of a 2700+ should put the rumors to rest. While yes, I have personally done some Photoshop work on this picture to hide some of the chips identifying features, what is important to look at is above the thick yellow line. Notice the last letter in the code is a "D". Now check out the OPN chart and you will notice that the current "C" is 266MHz and if you look back you will find that the "B" was 200MHz. Also worth noting is that this is certainly not a Barton core with double the current L2 cache as shown in the part number as well. We will have to wait for the 2800+ to see that.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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