We probably already know that Pentium III is at it's of the product life cycle. Pentium 4 is probably the solution that most Intel users will go for as it's a cheaper alternative to the i850+RAMBUS solution as RAMBUS is still an expensive solution. At this moment, it seems that a Pentium 4 + SDRAM
solution is the only available right now. The Pentium 4 price reduction over the months has also made it a viable solution for those who just prefers the to use Intel over rival AMD.
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