Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Wed Jan 24 08:01:41 PST 2001

> What you were reading was no doubt from their marketing dept.  Intel is
> still the company that pretty much 'defines' what a particular generation
> is, though now the waters are muddied by two incompatable "6th" generation
> processor families AMD duron/athlon : Intel PPro/PII/PIII  I dunno, IMO P4
> and Atlon families are more like the 6 and half generation.

Athlon and Duron are 7th Generation CPU's in the Intel style.  It was a
major marketting point during the introduction of the Athlon.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

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