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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD K6-2+ 500

Reasons to consider the
AMD K6-2+ 500

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the K6-2+ 500 vs the Athlon XP 1700+.

Front view of AMD Athlon XP 1700+

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AMD Athlon XP 1700+

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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
Significantly higher clock speed 1.47 GHz vs 0.5 GHz Around 3x higher clock speed
More l2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core vs 0.13 MB/core More than 90% more l2 cache per core

Features Key features of the K6-2+ 500  vs Athlon XP 1700+ 

clock speed

K6-2+ 500
0.5 GHz
Athlon XP 1700+
1.47 GHz

L2 cache

K6-2+ 500
0.13 MB
Athlon XP 1700+
0.25 MB

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

K6-2+ 500  vs
Athlon XP 1700+ 
Clock speed 0.5 GHz 1.47 GHz
Cores Single core Single core
Socket type
Slot A
Super 7
462

features

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

details

K6-2+ 500  vs
Athlon XP 1700+ 
Threads 1 1
L2 cache 0.13 MB 0.25 MB
L2 cache per core 0.13 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 180 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A N/A

bus

Clock speed 100 MHz 266 MHz
AMD K6-2+ 500
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AMD Athlon XP 1700+
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