Intel, AMD Map Different Courses to Improved Chips
By Grant Clauser
This season marks a milestone for personal computer processor manufacturers Intel and AMD. Both introduced new top-of-the-line products with major changes over their existing products. Both products offer enhancements that promise to take personal computing to new levels, though the specifics of how each company's product reaches those heights is quite different.
In a nutshell, the AMD K6-III boosts overall computing speeds by beefing up the cache and redesigning the cache memory architecture.