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Technology Stocks : AMD K6 versus Cyrix M2
AMD 29.54-7.4%Aug 23 3:59 PM EDT

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To: FUBHO who wrote (83)3/27/1997 8:40:00 AM
From: Carl R.   of 92
 
The K6 like the PPro is optimized for 32 bit operation, and will perform better at 32 bit than 16 bit. Thus is barely beats a P55C at 16bit, but it should beat a similarly clocked PPro/PII at 32 bit as well. It is no coincidence that whenever AMD has been showing the K6 they have shown it running NT.

I think the M2 will clearly beat the K6 at 16 bit operations, since 6x86 would, but for 32 bit the picture is unclear.

Carl
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