It's unfortunate though AMD decided to bump up actual clock speeds so little (only 30MHz faster than its predecessor) and while performance looks good overall it does have a hard time competing with Intel's latest Pentium 4 running at 3GHz on a 800MHz FSB, as a matter of fact, the 3200+ PR rating wouldn't seem to make justice to the P4.
Reviews can be read at: AMDMB, Tech-Report, Firingsquad, HotHardware.
Both VIA and NVIDIA will release new chipsets that will bring full support to the 3200+, KT600 and nForce2 Ultra 400, respectively.
AMD is expected to close the book for the Athlon in terms of high-end offerings after this release though, the company will concentrate on the Athlon 64 that is scheduled to debut in September, then leave the good old Athlon as a lower-end offering as long as it's needed.
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