The CPU is a part of the computer that carries out a variety of mathematical
and logical operations. The other ability of the CPU is to manage the
flow of information into and out of its circuits. This is done by fetching
the data that the CPU needs.
Why We Chose It:
This CPU was chosen because it is one of the most advanced CPUs
AMD has to offer now. Its CPU speed is tremendous, which means a lot
of information is processed at a fast rate: 1.53 billion ccps.
It is also at an affordable price.
AMD Athlon XP Processor [compatible
with Microsoft XP]
Process Technology: 0.18 Micron
# of Transistors: 37.5 million
L1 Cache: 128k
L2 Cache: 256k
Available Clock Speeds: Model 1500+ (1.33GHz),
Model 1600+ (1.40GHz),
Model 1700+ (1.47GHz),
Model 1800+ (1.53GHz)
Internal Thermal Diode: Yes
Extended Instructions: 3DNow! Professional (Enhance 3DNow! + SSE)