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Nicholas Leippe nick at byu.edu
Wed Jan 24 14:37:14 PST 2001


On Wednesday 24 January 2001 01:50 pm, you wrote:
> 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.

The k6 is similar to a PII, and has MMX.  The k6-2 added 3dNow!

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