In other projects Wikimedia Commons. I am an mac user by nature, but my question relates to a pc my mothers actually. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. This machine was new two years ago? NexGen Nx with heat spreader on it. One item of note: K6-III — the last of the many.

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AMD-K6(tm)3D Processor speed query

What speed is it? Having read the articles myself, your chip cannot be faster than Mhz. The first models were manufactured using a 0.

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List of AMD microprocessors. The K was really the core of the K6 3f with numerous models and declinations and gave AMD the financial means to develop the future K7. I have a lot of old 5.

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Yeah, if you have Windows 98 on that, it’ll be a pretty good word processor. Thanks everyone for your replies and your sympathies.

Later on, it got updated to a Kxx. What can you expect more from a small processor.

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Hi whatisbobo, welcome to DaniWeb: While the K had mediocre floating-point performance compared to the Celeron, it offered faster system RAM access courtesy of the Super 7 mainboardas well as 3DNow graphics extensions. It was possible to emulate an FPU in software but of course it was terribly slow. NexGen Nx wthout heat spreader. Like I said, I’m not an expert, so forgive me if I’m incorrect about any of this. Performance of the two chips was similar: List of AMD microprocessors.

Plus, I seriously doubt that you even have good enough cooling in a laptop to do that kind of overclocking.

The introductory K was by far the best-selling variant. The main advantage of this particular microprocessor is that it was designed to fit into existing desktop designs for Pentium -branded CPUs.

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They are kind of part of ‘computer history’ now. I’m not sure where you can info on the actual CPU you have. Socket 7 Super Socket 7. Thread starter mazmaz Start date Dec 18, The K5 was definitely disappointing.


My qmd would be closer to 5 or 6 years With the K7 Athlon and Pentium III just around the corner AMD had to stretch the K6 even further in a way or another just for some months…as it was impossible to increase the speed more performance had to be found changing the architecture.

The lower voltage and higher multiplier of the K meant that it was not fully compatible with some Socket 7 motherboards, similar to the later K processors. Computer-related introductions in Advanced Micro Devices x86 microprocessors Advanced Processr Devices microarchitectures Superscalar microprocessors.

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