July 2, 2001
Intel releases 1.6- and 1.8-GHz Pentium 4
Author: JT Smith
Intel's latest Pentium 4 chips are now availaible in 1.6 and 1.8GHz flavors; Intel now offers its P4 family of chips in 100MHz increments from 1.3 to 1.8GHz. The company says users can expect a 3 to 7 percent gain in performance from each increasingly faster chip, however, benchmarks show that even the new 1.7GHz P4 still trails behind AMD's 1.33 GHz AMD Athlon chips in some areas. Story from PC World.