[H-GEN] P4 vs Athlon
Ewan.Edwards at mincom.com
Wed May 1 00:16:43 EDT 2002
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On Wednesday 01 May 2002 13:17, Rick Phillips wrote:
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> > The only disadvantage I have found with AMD is that you require a high
> > revving fan
> > and if you don't choose carefully, the noise will drive you mad.
> > OTOH, does anyone know if there is a current x86 compat' CPU that will
> > provide decent bang/buck convection cooled?
> Convection cooled disappeared with 486. Everything has to have a fan
> these days - even some chips on motherboard other than the CPU.
What ever happened to the Crusoe processor from Transmeta - wasn't heat one
of its claims to fame?
> The limits are being pushed hence the need for very good cooling.
> > Andrae
> Andrae Muys
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