11/29/1999: 750 MHz: AMD, today; Intel...: in January, perhaps?
Today AMD has announced his microprocessor Athlon (K7) to 750 MHz, which is made by a 0,18 microns new technology. The new Athlon is the most rapid mike "of series" (without overclocking) made never for PC, and his íntegración is already planned by some of the biggest manufacturers of PCs of the world, between them Compaq.
For his part, and according to certain confidential sources quoted by The Register, Intel it would present the Pentium III to 750 MHz in January, probably the 10th, together with other models with 100 and 133 MHz buses and in format Slot1 and PGA370.
As for the mikes families "of consumption" of both manufacturers, AMD has announced today a K6-2 to 533 MHz, while (according to the same sources) Intel would throw a Celeron at the same speed again on January 10, in what it would be the last Celeron based on the current technology Mendocino.
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