Despite being an integral part of Intel's product stack, reviews of the lower power models are few and far between. For those of us that have no interest in overclocking, the lower power parts offer similar stock performance to the big boys but at 65W and 35W. Today we are testing three chips available from Newegg at $135, $200 and $300.

AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1.1GHz

The Thunderbird is back, this time sporting a 1.1GHz operating frequency, see how it stands up to Intel's latest 1.13GHz Pentium III offering in our review.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/28/2000

Intel's NetBurst Architecture - The Pentium 4's innards get a name

With Intel's annual Fall IDF just a couple of days away, we are giving a quick sneak peak as to what you can expect Intel to reveal about the...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/20/2000

AMD’s Voyage into the 64-bit Arena: x86-64 Revealed

Today AMD released the first public documentation regarding their x86-64 architecture and we took this opportunity to have a look at the architecture behind the K8 as well as...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/10/2000

Intel Pentium III 1.13GHz (1133MHz)

While they weren't the first to hit the 1GHz mark, Intel is the first to release a CPU that clocks in faster than 1GHz with their new 1.13GHz Pentium...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/31/2000

VIA Apollo Pro 133A with Dual Processors

For quite a while, Intel was the only manufacturer of mainstream chipsets that also offerred dual processor (SMP) capable chipsets. Well times are changing and after successfully stealing...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/13/2000

AMD Thunderbird/Duron Investigation & Overclocking Discussion

Using a Socket-A motherboard we modified in house to allow for clock multiplier adjustments we are finally able to bring to you all the performance of every commercially available...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/12/2000

Intel 815 Chipset

Intel finally released a 133MHz FSB chipset that 1) doesn't use RDRAM and 2) allows for an external AGP graphics accelerator. The i815 is upon us and it's...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/27/2000

Intel Celeron 700

With AMD's Duron dominating the value market, does Intel's "new" Celeron have the same appeal it once did? Take a look at our review of Intel's latest as...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/26/2000

AMD Duron

The next piece of AMD's processor puzzle is here, the Duron. While intended to be a member of their value line of desktop processors, we confirmed what everyone...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/19/2000

AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" 1 GHz / 800 MHz

For the past few months, Intel has enjoyed the advantage of high speed, on-die cache on their fastest CPU's, while AMD suffered with ever decreasing cache speeds as their...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/4/2000

Intel Pentium III 933

Two months after the release of the 1GHz Pentium III, Intel is back to fill the gap with the release of their 933MHz part. Read on as we...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/24/2000

AMD's 2000 Roadmap - The Facts

There are a lot of rumors floating around regarding AMD's upcoming Thunderbird, Mustang and Duron processors. Read on as AnandTech puts the rumors to death and tells all...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/4/2000

Intel Celeron 600 "Coppermine128"

For the first time in 19 months Intel's Celeron receives a new core. Armed with SSE instructions and a fast on-die L2 cache, how well does the Celeron...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/29/2000

Intel Pentium III 866, 850

Less than two weeks after the release of their 1GHz Pentium III chip, Intel is playing catch-up with the release of the 866 and 850MHz parts. For an...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/20/2000

Intel Pentium III 1GHz

Just two days ago we took a look at AMD's 1GHz Athlon. Today Intel is responding with a Pentium III clocked at 1GHz. Which will be available...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/8/2000

AMD Athlon 1GHz, 950MHz, 900MHz

The Magnolia has arrived. Just three months ago we were gawking over a system that cooled the Athlon down to -40C in order to reach the magic frequency...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/6/2000

VIA Apollo KX133 Athlon Chipset - Part 2

A few weeks ago we took a look at VIA's recently released KX133 chipset for the Athlon. Now that motherboards are finally shipping with this chipset, we took...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/24/2000

AMD Athlon 850

AMD continues the clock speed battle with Intel by releasing their 850MHz Athlon. This time around they are armed with a new weapon, VIA's KX133 chipset, which helps...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/14/2000

VIA Apollo KX133 Athlon Chipset - Part 1

Originally slated to be released alongside the Athlon, VIA's KX133 is finally on its way to a motherboard near you. With a handful of advantages over the original...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/7/2000

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