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A small piece of information that should help to clarify matters.

AMD have renamed the AM5x86 series of chips. They are now
designated AM486DX5, also they no longer have the -Pxx suffix but
have -PRxx (Performace Rating) The chips are being 'repositioned'
for the embedded market and they wanted to avoid suggesting that
they are related to Pentiums and their attendant heat problems.


> ----original message from s253343@jupiter.cc.gettysburg.edu follows----
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> Does anyone know much about AMD chips?... I am looking arround and found a
> decent deal on a AMD AM5x86-P75...
>
> Are there any major differences between this and a noormal pentium... will
> linux like it? more? less? different?
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> Thanks!
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> -Chuck
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> s253343@gettysburg.edu
> (717)-337-8212
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> "God is real, unless declared integer."
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Martin Poole, Perot Systems Europe mpoole@quatermass.gb.ec.ps.net


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