have a winner on their hands with the XP2700 and the increased front side bus
has given them some breathing room until their Hammer series of processors is
made available. Rumours of Barton sporting a 200MHz FSB abound and if true will
allow AMD to continue challenging Intel in the value...
Conclusion: We know it’s really beginning to sound repetitive, but AMD has another hit on its hands with the Athlon XP 2700+. Its faster bus yields it an additional 2-5% in performance (depending on the application) over Athlon XP 2600+, just enough to keep it on the heels of Pentium 4, and in some cases,...
Summary: The Athlon XP 2700+ continues the AMD tradition of offering great performance at a very reasonable price... but you"ll probably have a hard time finding one in shops, for the time being at least.