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SubjectRe: AMD CPU misdetection?
Andreas Eibach proclaimed..

>Vince, wasn't it supposed to be
> A K6-2+:
> model name : AMD-K6(tm) 3D+ Processor
> A K6-3:
> model name : AMD-K6(tm)-III Processor

I don't think so.

The K6-2 yeilds what you mentioned above.
The K6-2+ is actually the CPU that was released
_after_ K6-3. Go figure.

Why they didn't call it K6-4 is anyones guess.
(See Pentium IV thread for more CPU naming nonsense)
I guess Intel aren't the only ones who lose it occasionally.


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| SuSE Labs

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