Originally posted by TFArchive I believe the sempron uses a barton core with less cache, so if the XP is pre-barton then it will likely be slower
How can I tell if XP is using barton or not? from http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/printpage/127
it says it is using
Athlon XP 2400+ 2 GHz 266 MHz 256 KB T-Bred
but there are 2 Semprons at 2600+
Sempron 2600+ 183 GHz 333 MHz 256 KB 462
Sempron 2600+ 1.60 GHz 800 MHz 128 KB 754
Originally posted by JTY Depends on the Sempron. Is it a Socket A/462, or is it 754?
462 with 256K
754 with 128K
which is better? more pins or more cache?
Sempron is a slower Athlon XP (the exception goes to the Sempron socket 754 versions, which are an Athlon 64 with the 64-bit extensions disabled and less L2 memory cache; these models use socket 754 pinout, thus requiring motherboards originally developed to Athlon 64, having a greater performance then socket 462 models). The difference in performance between Sempron and Athlon XP occurs due to the numbering system used to designate the processor's speed, which is differente for each processor.
Run 32bits on 64bits sounds like 4 wheel drive with just 2 front powered. Isn't it a waste of PINs?
Last edited by qllonceagain; 06-27-2005 at 05:40 PM.