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Front view of AMD K6-2+ 500

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AMD K6-2+ 500

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the K6-2+ 500 vs the Athlon 64 3200+.

Front view of AMD Athlon 64 3200+

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AMD Athlon 64 3200+

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Much newer manufacturing process 130 nm vs 180 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 2 GHz vs 0.5 GHz 4x higher clock speed
Significantly more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.13 MB Around 7.8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Has a NX bit Yes vs No Somewhat common; Prevents a common class of security exploits
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.13 MB/core Around 7.8x more l2 cache per core
Newer May, 2006 vs Jun, 1999 Release date over 7 years later

Features Key features of the K6-2+ 500  vs Athlon 64 3200+ 

clock speed

K6-2+ 500
0.5 GHz

L2 cache

K6-2+ 500
0.13 MB

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

K6-2+ 500  vs
Athlon 64 3200+ 
Clock speed 0.5 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
Slot A
Super 7
754
AM2

features

Has a NX bit No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!

details

K6-2+ 500  vs
Athlon 64 3200+ 
Threads 1 1
L2 cache 0.13 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.13 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 180 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A 72.31W
AMD K6-2+ 500
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