"AMD has recently revamped their Athlon processors with a new 0.18um core with an integrated 256KB L2 cache (TBird). I recently purchased both an 800MHz Socket A TBird and a 700MHz Slot A TBird for testing.
Why did I get a Slot A TBird?
MANY people have purchased Athlon systems since the original Athlon was introduced; and a Slot A TBird could be an inexpensive way to improve the performance of existing Athlon systems."
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