>my brother plays everquest all the time...AMD Athlon 600.
AMD UPDATE, DECEMBER 9, 2001:
For those not up to speed on the issue, users of K6, K6/2, and some Athlon processors are
crashing when attempting to enter Shadowhaven.
Just wanted to let you know that we're still working on this issue. We've acquired several
systems with this problem from EQ players in the area and are close to a solution. We think
that the problem has to do with <b>floating-point calculations</b> and some issues that were
present in the K6 and early Athlon lines. We'll be sure to keep you informed as we have
Thank you for your continued patience.
the fact that the game makers know the issues revolving around the Athlon platform is painfully clear, nice attempt at damage control.
"<b>AMD/VIA!</b>...you are <i>still</i> the weakest link, good bye!"
K6's and K6-2's not working well don't surprise me. I had friends who never liked the performance they got from either chip. Early Athlons having problems surprise me somewhat, but apparently its only early, pre-Thunderbird chips.