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Processor and Chipset Tables: How to Configure a CPU Correctly

Slot A - Card Module - Athlon

CPU Tags
Astands for the new 0.18 micron manufacturing process on Athlon processors
Cstands for the new 0.25 micron manufacturing process on Athlon processors
MMXInstruction set extension for Athlons which can be used for multimedia applications, but rarely applied.
3DNow!Instruction set extension for Athlons which can be used for 3D applications, often applied.
Package
CMCard Module, looks very similar to the Intel's SECC2 package
Connectors
Slot A (SC242)Connector for Athlon processors with 242 pins
NoteSlot A and Slot 1 (Intel) are mechanically identical (SC242). However, signals and protocols are different.
Architecture/Cache
Athlons 500 to 700 MHzCache runs at 1/2 CPU speed
Athlons 750 to 850 MHzCache runs at 2/5 CPU speed
Athlons 900 to 1000 MHz (or 1.0 GHz)Cache runs at 1/3 CPU speed