Chris Snyder csnyder at mvpsoft.com
Wed Jan 24 12:50:17 PST 2001

Rudolf Floers wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 02:03:26PM -0500, Chris Snyder wrote:
>>> 6th gen:
>>> 	intel pentium MMX
>>> 	AMD K6, K6-2
>> Pentium MMX is simply a regular Pentium chip with a few added 
>> instructions.  It doesn't deserve it's own generation.
> and the k6?
> isn't the k6 just pentium with a few changes, too?
> if not, what it the k6 then?
A K6 is similar to a Pentium.  The K6-2 is similar to the original K6, 
but with additional instructions (3DNow! and MMX), and goes to higher 
clock speeeds.  The K6-3 added some more cache.

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