Collecting SBUs now

Ian Molton spyro at armlinux.org
Thu Jun 6 17:35:30 PDT 2002


On Thu, 6 Jun 2002 17:49:37 -0400 (EDT)
Bill Maltby LFS Related <lfsbill at wlmcs.com> wrote:

> 
> Ahhh! But that 100MHz mobo bus speed makes *big* difference. A K6-2
> mobo is probably running 66MHz, max, unless overclocked. And it could
> be running 33Mhz. Even if everything else was identical, the K6-III
> would "bury" a K6-II, which is not a "slouch".

Its all in the memory / caches.

I have a K6-II 500 and a K6-III 400

the K6-II can JUST about play DVDs.

the K6-III can breeze through them, despite being 100MHz 'slower'.

oh, and the K6-II can EASILY do 100MHz FSB, as long as the mobo can too.
in fact, high FSB speeds were the only way to get good preformance from
the K6-II and its much smaller cachen.
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