difference between mp's and xp's

What's the difference between mp's and xp's if placed in a dual processor motherboard (tyan and/or asus). I think they have the same cache sizes, and both work as dual processors. Just... what's the difference? I heard the mp has smp enabled and xp has smp disabled, but if it has smp disabled, how does it run in the dual processor systems?
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    and xp has smp disabled

    It's not. AMD just simply doesn't support SMP for Athlon XP.

    :smile: Good or Bad have no meaning at all, depends on what your point of view is.
  2. well MP's are guaranteed by amd to always work in a dual cpu environment.
    XP's typically DO work allso, but there are no guarantees, and you wont get a replacement if they dont work.

    Overclocked athlon 1200C @ 8.5 x 166FSB + PC2700 = GOOD! :smile:
  3. the mp's are made and named for dual cpu work and the xp's are made and named for single cpu work :wink: if u have luck using the xp's in a dual system go on ahead..but again like someone just posted, its not gauranteed..

    didnt have one of em electronic pens so ill just type my name,<i>CoOoLMaNX</i>
  4. what is a coolmanx?
    sounds like how the cheeze goes on a pizza thats left in the fridge :wink:

    Overclocked athlon 1200C @ 8.5 x 166FSB + PC2700 = GOOD! :smile:
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