AMD Athlon xp

  Madrat 18:31 12 Jul 2004
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Hi

Can someone advise me as to the diferance between a Athlon processor with a thoroughbred core and a barton core.

Is ther any benafit with one against the other, is one faster than the other or is it just a new development as the thoroughbred was over the palamino.

Thanks

Ian.

  bremner 18:40 12 Jul 2004

Barton is a progression and improvement on the Thoroughbred - and yes it is supposedly faster.

  Madrat 18:43 12 Jul 2004

Thanks

  alan227 18:45 12 Jul 2004

Try this link.
click here

  Madrat 18:56 12 Jul 2004

Thanks

  Rayuk 19:00 12 Jul 2004

Thoroughbred has a 256Kb L2 cache whereas the Barton has 512Kb.

  Madrat 19:04 12 Jul 2004

Thanks

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