AMD ships 475MHz AMD-K6-2
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AMD ships 475MHz AMD-K6-2

AMD has commenced shipments of its 475MHz AMD-K6-2 processor with 3DNow! technology.

The new processor exceeds the clock speed of Intel's fastest available Pentium II, combining 9.3-million transistors via AMD's 0.25-micron, five-layer-metal process technology using local interconnect and shallow trench isolation.

The AMD-K6-2 processor is packaged in a Super7 platform-compatible, 321-pin ceramic pin grid array (CPGA) package using C4 flip-chip interconnection technology.

The 475MHz K6-2processor is priced at $213 each in 1,000-unit quantities. The company's web site is located at http://www.amd.com.