what does "stepping AXIA" mean? Tags: CPUs Processors Last response: September 22, 2001 11:25 AM in CPUs Share Anonymous CPUs Authority September 21, 2001 4:32:33 PM I am this close *holds fingers close together* to buying a 1.2 tbird. At newegg.com there are two, both are 266 FSB, but one is a "Stepping AXIA processor" for 99 bucks and a normal one for 91 bucks, whats the diff? More about : stepping axia | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove kurokaze September 21, 2001 5:13:31 PM AXIA's generally tend to overclock better. Its just a stepping. AXIA, AVIA and the new AYHJA stepping all overclock well. Intel Components, AMD Components... all made in Taiwan! | Report abuse ZER0 September 21, 2001 6:01:36 PM axia sux compared to ayhja. i've never had a axia run stable at 1.4. the 1.33 athlon is ayhja and should run around 1.5. | Report abuse kurokaze September 22, 2001 11:18:29 AM *shrug* I have a 1gig AVIA that I've been able to bring up to 1.42 at its best. But stupid NIC doesn't like the higher bus frequencies so its at 1.38 Intel Components, AMD Components... all made in Taiwan! | Report abuse Matisaro September 22, 2001 11:25:17 AM My 1.33 axia runs at 1.5 the average AIR COOLED overclock for a ayjha is 1.6ghz, they have a table at www.athlonoc.com explaining steppings and their overclocks. ~Matisaro~ "The Cash Left In My Pocket,The BEST Benchmark" ~Tbird1.firstname.lastname@example.org~ | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>what does "stepping AXIA" mean?> Related ressources: ForumCan anyone help??????? Forumathlon C 1.0 @1.5 or 1.33 @1.5 temp/strain issues ForumBest AMD processor? ForumWhat does the PS4's 8 core CPU mean for PC gaming? ForumCPU usage graph in Task Manager (XP) - What does % mean ? ForumWhat does PCI Express 2.0 16x slot (@x4) mean ? ForumWhat does BULK mean in psu marketing? ForumWhat does i mean in corei3.i5 and i7 processors ForumWhat does lock code password mean ? how do i unlock phone? ForumWhat does DDR3 1600+ Mean ? ForumWhat does multimedia instruction mean in regards to a CPU? ForumWhat does unsupported personality: PCL mean ForumWhat does "max" mean on HWMonitor? ForumWhat does a reference model mean ForumWhat does supported only by cpu with integrated graphic mean ForumWhat does this mean ? Help please =) ForumPcie x16- what does this mean ? ForumWhat does no bootable device insert boot disk mean on acer Forum6300 fx vishera black edition ForumDoes Morgan die with HSF off? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !