Athlon MP vs Athlon XP

Velocet math at
Thu Nov 8 09:40:29 PST 2001

On Thu, Nov 08, 2001 at 08:14:22AM -0800, Rayson Ho's all...
> I found something interesting from AMD's developer site:
> ...processor also features the advanced _MOESI_ cache coherency
> protocol to ensure efficient cache integrity in a multiprocessing
> environment.
> MOESI provides better performance in MP configurations, due to the
> added O (owned) state. In theory, this can provide better cache
> performance.

What packages support MOESI and 3DNow!Professional? When will they?

Ken Chase, math at  *  Velocet Communications Inc.  *  Toronto, CANADA 

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