From: Wesley Darlington (wesley at domain blackstar.co.uk)
Date: Wed 20 Jun 2001 - 11:53:51 IST
On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 11:37:46AM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, HAMILTON,DAVID (HP-Ireland,ex2) wrote:
> > AMD have just released a special version of the Athlon called the MP which
> > will be able to do this,
> Not the Athlon, a new chipset: AMD760MP.
And new Athlons:
> > but the last time I checked there was only one supported
> > motherboard, and you do have to buy the special version CPUs.
> you have to buy special Athlons?
Well, you don't /have/ to, but AMD don't `support' non-MP Athlons
in SMP configurations. It's rumoured that normal Athlons will work
in MP configurations, but who is going to buy a five hundred quid
motherboard and save less than a hundred quid on unofficial CPUs?
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