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AMD Athlon 600

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About the Product

The Athlon, previously known as the K7, is AMD's 7th generation CPU using new Slot A interface based on the 200Mhz DEC EV6 Alpha bus and featuring a completely re-engineered and pipelined FPU, and 128kb of L1 cached.

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AMD Athlon 600 Reviews Rating: 94 out of 100 based on 3 ratings.

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Ace's Hardware  --- Aug 09 '99
AMD Zone  --- Aug 09 '99
Anandtech  --- Aug 10 '99
Ars Technica  --- Aug 09 '99
CPU Review 9.5/10 Aug 09 '99
GamePC  --- Sep 19 '99
Gamers Depot 6/6 Aug 09 '99
Hardware Upgrade  --- Aug 10 '99
Hip Hardware  --- Apr 04 '00
Lost Circuits  --- Aug 09 '99
Riva 3d  --- Sep 05 '99
SharkyExtreme 8.5/10 Aug 09 '99
System Optimization  --- Aug 09 '99
Tom's Hardware  --- Aug 09 '99
Upgrade Center  --- Aug 09 '99
Voodoo Extreme 93% Aug 19 '99
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Anandtech on Aug 10 '99

"It would take at least a 700MHz Pentium III to start to beat AMD's Athlon, but even if Intel does release a Pentium III 700 ahead of schedule, the price of a lower clocked but faster Athlon will..."

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Hardware Upgrade on Aug 10 '99

"The analysis of the performances of Athlon CPU confirms that this is the best performing x86 CPU on the market; at the same clock frequency, Athlon obtain better performances with integer..."

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SharkyExtreme on Aug 09 '99

"The Athlon 600 CPU performs as AMD has promised for the most part, although it's not as dramatically superior in performance to the P3-600 as some of AMD's early PR might have indicated."

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System Optimization on Aug 09 '99

"The Athlon processor performed exceptionally well. The processor completed all tests with no errors encountered. It passed all compatibility tests, and showed no compatibility issues with Windows..."

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Voodoo Extreme on Aug 19 '99

"AMD decided to pull out all the stops on their seventh-generation processor and make no excuses. They wanted to create the fastest x86 processor on the planet and they have certainly succeeded."

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  • Product Type: CPUs
  • Manufacturer: AMD
  • Released
    North AmericaAug 16, 1999
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