The Athlon MP, (code named Palomino) is the latest revision of Amd's Athlon microprocessor. The MP stands for multiprocessor, and this processor has been optimized for use in multiprocessor systems.


Socket A
0.18 micron process
128k L1 and 256k L2 cache for 384k total
~20% power consumption reduction
support for the full SSE instruction set
automatic prefetching (from main memory to cache)
certified for SMP systems
37.5 million transistors (128mm sq) vs. 37M / 120mm sq

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