D This question should have gone in the Hardware forum, but I’d have to agree with that. Retrieved from ” https: Like I said, I’m not an expert, so forgive me if I’m incorrect about any of this. AMD-K6 tm 3D processor?!?! And if the ram is small, it will be accessing the hard drive more often for virtual memory.

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It was possible to emulate an FPU in software but of course it was terribly slow. Forums New posts Search forums.

As the market moved on, AMD released a long series of faster K parts, the best-selling ones being the,and Some motherboard companies such as Gigabyte and FIC provided BIOS updates for their desktop motherboards to allow for usage 3 these processors; for other officially not supported mainboards, the community created unofficial BIOS updates on their own.

With the K7 Athlon and Pentium III just around the corner AMD had to stretch the K6 even further in a way or another just for some months…as it was impossible to increase the speed more performance 3 to be found changing the architecture.


Instead NexGen released the NxPF which was a combination of both previous cores on one physical chip. Well, good luck then. We all agree it will handle the USB card he wants to install. I seriously doubt you would successfuly overclock this chip. Views Read Edit View history. The K was a very financially successful chip and enabled AMD to earn the revenue it would need to introduce the forthcoming Athlon.

It’s probably faster than my PMMX laptop. The pci card has system requirements of windows 98 SE or later, so no problem there.

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February Learn how and when to remove this template message. DanceMan Procrastinating Member Dec 19, September Commercial name: Intel Pentium III K62 Sailor Dec 18, One thing to note is that AMD like Cyrix had the reputation to manufacture unstable CPUs procexsor that time; this mostly comes from the fact that third-party chipsets all had some kind of bugs and that the Adm was often used in low-end computers with dodgy motherboards.

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One item of note: I also processorr that it is even a k6 III. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The K6 had a considerable impact on the PC market and presented Intel with serious competition. After the successful,and CPU models AMD produced under license from Intel or by reverse engineering, time came to design their own class chip from the ground up.


The K5 was definitely disappointing.

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AMD-K6(tm)3D Processor speed query

Retrieved from ” https: Launched in Aprilthe first K6 were clocked at and MHz. D This question should have gone in the Hardware forum, but It ran with a Isa videocard, started with 3 disks, then later, the O. Early x86 bit Am The K5 came out relatively late and never sold well despite d3 qualities, the K5 PR was the last chip of the series. Thanks for putting this together.