CPUs

One of the stories around AMD’s initial generations of Zen processors was the effect of Simultaneous Multi-Threading (SMT) on performance. By running with this mode enabled, as is default in most situations, users saw significant performance rises in situations that could take advantage. The reasons for this performance increase rely on two competing factors: first, why is the core designed to be so underutilized by one thread, or second, the construction of an efficient SMT strategy in order to increase performance. In this review, we take a look at AMD’s latest Zen 3 architecture to observe the benefits of SMT.

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...

1 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...

4 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

AMD Athlon 800

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/20/1999

AMD Athlon 750

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/29/1999

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