[rescue] WTB: K6-2+ or K6-3+ (and/or K62-500/550)

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Tue Sep 13 18:25:23 CDT 2005

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 23:01, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>We have a spare K6-2/400, but that's the only extra K6 we have.  (And to
>>be honest, I don't know where it is right now.)
> Thanks... that is what I'm currently running in it...
> It was a noticable jump up from the 300 (in theory 33%).  I have
> a 450 on it's way to me ... but that increment will only be 12%
> more than the 400... a 500/550 would show a better jump... and a
> K6-2+ or K6-3+ (or even K6-3 but it might run too hot with that)
> would show better, as it has built in L2 cache, and makes the
> mainboard L2 cache an L3 cache.... more cache.. more performance...

FYI, my experience was that the K6-III/450 now in llioness (originally
in the first incarnation of babylon5) does not run perceptibly hotter
than the K6-2/400 it replaced.

 Phil Stracchino       phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
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