Tja, het is niet helemaal on-topic maar wel leuk om eens aandacht aan te besteden: JL schrijft: "Kijk dat sharky zo z'n mening over Intel heeft weten we allemaal, maar ik dacht dat één van de taken van hardware sites toch wel het weghalen van mythes is. "Intel .18micron 'Coppermine' proces'. Domme rukker...":
"Intel's fastest CPU to date steams in at a pacey 800MHz and via the .18micron ('Coppermine') process."
[...] Intel Powers Up Their Nuclear Arsenal
With the capacity of four full-sized fabrication plants churning out .18 micron products, it's no surprise that Intel has been able to meet the demand of their Coppermine-class Pentium III CPU launch (October) while ramping up clock speeds to today's 750 and 800MHz units. [break] Dan doet het er hier niet toe welke processor het snelst is, of dat AMD/Intel goed/fout is, maar wat ze daar bij Sharky verkopen is gewoon regelrechte bullshit. Hier nog een paar postings van AMD Zone (ok, een fansite): [/break] Athlon Overclocking Potential Unknown?
That's according to this 'brilliant' Sharkyextreme CPU price guide. They say the 500 and 550 overclocking potential is 'unknown.' I'm fed up of seeing that unkown bs. Hello, these processors have been out to the public since August. How freaking long does it take to figure out the overclocking potential? I do believe that it is basically common knowledge that most of the latest .25 microns are going 650-700, while the .18 micron are going up to about 800. The moral of the story is don't trust *ntelbiasextreme for AMD info and get a 500MHz Athlon for the best overclockable processor out there from any company.
[...] Sharky Extreme has reviewed the 800MHz Athlon and once again it appears their Intel bias has shown through. For example, they comment one of the negatives of the new Athlon is that it is not copper, while they did not for the Coppermine review, which boasts word copper in it, "Expected insanely high price" for the Athlon 800MHz, while the RDRAM, which is what gives the Coppermine its 1% or 2% gain, costs about as much as the Athlon its self but is only "pricey", one of Coppermine's pluses is stability and application compatibility while Athlon is not (maybe the last CPU with application compatibility was K5, few and far between) and of course we can go on and on. Now I'm not saying I'm not biased, but this is a fan site and SE is supposed to be a respectable site but their bias is blinding. Comments?