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AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.2GHz


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About the Product

The Athlon Thunderbird 1.2GHz is an x86 compatible processor that features on-chip cache of 256KB L2 and 128KB L1. Also, it features an enhanced 3DNow! technology.


AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.2GHz Reviews Rating: 85 out of 100 based on 2 ratings.

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FiringSquad 89% Oct 17 '00
GamePC  --- Dec 22 '00
Gamers Depot 5/6 Oct 17 '00
Gamespy  --- Nov 19 '00
Planet Hardware affiliate  --- Oct 19 '00
SharkyExtreme 8.5/10 Oct 17 '00
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AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.2GHz Roundups and Shootouts

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AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.2GHz Review Anandtech -- Oct 17 '00
AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.2GHz Review Got Apex? -- Mar 12 '01
AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.2GHz Review Tom's Hardware -- Oct 17 '00
AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.2GHz Review VIAHardware -- Oct 15 '01

Gamespy on Nov 19 '00

"But, perhaps the best kept secret about the new 1.2GHz Athlon is the price tage - a lean $500 or so. Compare that to the $700 or so you'd plunk down for a 1GHz Pentium III and you can see why OEMs..."

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Planet Hardware on Oct 28 '00

"The simple conclusion that we've come to, after hours of testing and benchmarking - the 1.2GHz Athlon is as fast as greased lightning. In all of our tests it performed with rock solid stability,..."

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SharkyExtreme on Oct 17 '00

"The Athlon Thunderbird 1.2GHz uses the same core design as all previous Athlon Thunderbird processors. There are no new bells and whistles, add-ons, or accessories. It is simply the Athlon..."

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  • Product Type: CPUs
  • Manufacturer: AMD
  • Released
    North AmericaOct 17, 2000
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