Athlon XP 3200+ is same die as predecessor

By on May 17, 2003, 4:00 AM
AMD has confirmed that their new XP 3200+ processor uses the exact same core as do its predecessors, 2800+ and 3000+ rated CPUs. AMD said that CPUs are physically and electrically the same, meaning that AMD determines how capable is a batch of Athlons (Barton) and then designates guaranteed speeds.

The newer XP 3200+ processor runs on a 400MHz FSB at 2.2GHz versus 3000+'s 2.167MHz and 333MHz bus.

Speaking of which, only a few days ago we were talking about AMD not offering more high-end Athlon XP CPUs and while that may remain true, The Inq reports that AMD is leaving the door open for now and may offer a 3400+ processor soon before the Athlon 64 takes over later this year.




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TS | Crazyace said:
This just shows how much AMD is now out of the loop
---agissi--- said:
Yeah :( But hopefully the 64 will offer impressive results :)
Per Hansson said:
[quote][i]Originally posted by TS | Crazyace [/i][b]This just shows how much AMD is now out of the loop [/b][/quote] What do you mean by that?Intel does the exact same thing, as does VIA...
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