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AMD Athlon 850


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AMD's 850Mhz Athlon chip is the third such chip to use the K75 core with 0.18micron fab process. The chips uses Pluto 2.5 clock division, which is "the codename" for a 2/5 clock divider (so the L2 off-die cache runs at ~ 340Mhz).


AMD Athlon 850 Reviews Rating: 81 out of 100 based on 3 ratings.

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3d Hardware A Jun 14 '00
Anandtech  --- Feb 14 '00
FiringSquad 75% Feb 17 '00
Gamefan 88/100 Apr 17 '00
Gamers Depot 4.5/6 Feb 11 '00
Hardware Central  --- May 16 '00
SharkyExtreme 8/10 Feb 11 '00
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Anandtech on Feb 14 '00

"The biggest surprise is the Athlon's improved NT/OpenGL performance with the KX133 chipset. For professional OpenGL applications, the Athlon is the ideal solution if and only if it is paired up..."

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Hardware Central on May 16 '00

"Well, with current prices for AMD’s CPUs you’ll be hard pressed to find a better deal to get a fast CPU, and a motherboard to go with it, at a good price. With the current onslaught of VIA KX133..."

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SharkyExtreme on Feb 11 '00

"AMD's 850MHz Athlon is the third processor released based on the K75 core. Built on a .18-micron process, the K75 is just over half the size of the older K7 core (102 vs. 188 mm²), meaning less..."

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  • Product Type: CPUs
  • Manufacturer: AMD
  • Released
    North AmericaFeb 11, 2000
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