Review : AMD Athlon XP 2400+

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 17 2002 @ 05:37 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
PC stats has reviewed the Athlon XP 2400+ :
The Athlon has always been a very capable processor, often able to rival Intel's flagship processors for the performance crown while maintaining an excellent level of value. It seems though that AMD has hit a snag with their 0.13 micron manufacturing process. Going down to a 0.13 micron manufacturing process is quite difficult and more than a few other FAB's, like TSMC for example are having difficulty with the process. With the first revision Thoroughbred hitting a top speed of around 1.9-2 GHz things didn't weren't looking to good for AMD in the battle against Intel. So what exactly did AMD do to turn things around?


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Thomas De Maesschalck

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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