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CPU History Tour (1995 - 1999)

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See how various processors perform in application and gaming tests. This article is the first part of a large benchmark project. Part one covers CPU development starting with Pentium Classic and up to Pentium III and Athlon.

Pentium Pro (Socket 8, Intel 440FX)

Dual Pentium Pro (2× Socket 8, Intel 440FX)

Dual Pentium II (2× Slot 1, Intel 440FX)

Pentium II, III, Celeron (Slot 1, Intel 440BX)

Dual Pentium II (2× Slot 1, Intel 440BX)

Dual Celeron (2× Socket 370, Intel 440BX)

Pentium IIIEB (Slot 1, Intel 820)

Cyrix 6x86L, K6-2, K6-III (Socket 7, VIA MVP3)

Cyrix MII, K6, K6-2, K6-III, Pentium, Pentium MMX (Socket 7, ALi Aladdin V)

Athlon (Slot A, VIA KX133)

Operating system and drivers

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