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    SubjectRe: Dual Athlon XP 1800+ on Tyan Thunder K7 or Tiger MP anyone?
    On Tue, 9 Oct 2001, David Lang wrote:
    > actually (having had my hands on 1.2GHz t-bird and MP boxes) the MP does
    > appear to be noticably faster per clock then the t-bird version. the new
    > XP is supposed to be the same core as the MP (just different marketing) as
    > I understand things.

    It's palomino core. It means, new SSE instructions, bigger TLB cache,
    prefetch, and 20% power reduction. All this for maybe 5%-15% performance
    increase. And a not so nice increase in price tag :-o

    Dual 1.2 non-MP is fine for me thanks... plenty fast and cheap.

    -Dan
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